Redefining Inclusion: Disability In the Media

Event Category: Intelligent Lives

Date: Thursday, January 26, 2017
Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm
Location: InterContinental Los Angeles Century City
2151 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles CA

Please join us for a preview of Intelligent Lives, a documentary exploring the importance placed on IQ, and how self-advocates are challenging the notions of intelligence and pushing for a more inclusive society. During the post-film discussion, we’ll consider how professional development and an increase in college options—including Syracuse’s “InclusiveU” program—can provide new opportunities for independence.


  • Amy Brenneman: actress, producer & activist
  • Carrie Rosen: writer, ABC’s Speechless
  • Dan Habib, filmmaker, Intelligent Lives, Including Samuel
  • Micah Fialka-Feldman ’15, self-advocate and teaching assistant at Syracuse University, featured in Intelligent Lives
  • Brent Elder G’16, professor, inclusive education, Rowan University
  • Andy Arias, actor and self-advocate
  • Moderated by Beth Myers, Ed.D., executive director, Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education at Syracuse University

Hosted by Syracuse University Los Angeles and the Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education.