Young adults who are deaf–blind experience significant challenges when transitioning from school to post-school outcomes. Accessing the Dream: Preparing Deaf-Blind Youth for a Self-Determined Life, from the National Center on Deaf-Blindness, captures the purpose and energy of the annual Transition Institute in employing best practices in transition, in combination with networking and mentoring opportunities.
Produced by deaf executive producers and directed by a deaf director, No Ordinary Hero: The Super Deafy Movie follows the evolution of the beloved character and role model who must reveal the man behind the cape to find true love and inspire a young deaf boy to believe in himself. Starring John Maucere and Academy Award winner Marlee Matlin. Described and captioned. Rated PG.
While focusing on the personal stories of four young athletes, the program explores the most common injuries in school sports and how they can be prevented. Commentary by Dr. Laura Miele of the Sports Injury Prevention Center in Hartford focuses on these key principles: the importance of stretching and warm-up exercises, developing a strong core, using the right safety gear the right way, proper nutrition, and dealing with injuries once they occur.
Physical Education Specialists give students a variety of aerobic and strength training exercises that can be performed anywhere—in the classroom, school corridor, lunch room or gym. These instructional “how-to” video transform any classroom into a free rotation fitness center. All activities conform to NASPE (National Association of Sport and Physical Education) Standards and require no special equipment. Students can perform simple warm-ups, stretches, aerobics, strength-building exercises and more.
Nine-year-old Hart is attending Jewish summer camp for the first time. He is both curious and afraid. What awaits him on the basketball court? This animated tale explains what happens between kids attending Jewish camp and kids who don't believe the Holocaust happened.
Trudy is a little girl who is equal parts truthful and rude. A bright-minded and quick-witted child, Trudy has an unfiltered and deeply curious way of looking at the world. In this animated tale, events force her to question what it means to speak the truth, and she comes to understand how differences make for uniqueness.