nTIDE May 2018 Jobs Report: Despite Fewer Looking for Work, Gains Continue for Americans with Disabilities

nTIDE: Comparison of People with and without disabilities (May 2017 & 2018)Durham, NH – Job gains continued for Americans with disabilities in May, although fewer were looking for work, according to today’s National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and the University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD).  While greater numbers of people with disabilities have entered

“Mr. Connolly Has ALS” Documentary to have Broadcast Premiere on WORLD Channel’s Local, USA

Durham, NH - As a life-long educator, Principal Gene Connolly was passionate about including students with disabilities in regular classes. Those personal connections with students and families would have a profound impact on his life when his own health and abilities declined, preventing him from continuing his career. Offering a hopeful and rewarding portrait of community and the power of inclusivity, Mr. Connolly Has ALS, by award-winning filmmaker Dan Habib, will have its national broadcast premier on WORLD Channel’s Local, USA.

The IOD Launches New Initiative Providing An Inclusive College Experience to Students with Intellectual Disabilities

More than 35,000 residents living in New Hampshire have an intellectual disability (ID). Youth and young adults with ID are significantly more likely to be underemployed and live in poverty   than same age peers, and the majority of these young people, particularly those from low-income families, lack access to meaningful post-secondary education and career opportunities that would help them change these outcomes.                                  

INTELLIGENT LIVES Premieres in New Hampshire

On Monday, May 14, 2018 Dan Habib’s new film INTELLIGENT LIVES had its New Hampshire premiere at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord. The evening included a Q&A discussion with Dan Habib, Executive Producers Chris Cooper and Marianne Leone Cooper, and Micah Fialka-Feldman and Naieer Shaheed who star in the film.

“We were thrilled to have hundreds of people from throughout New Hampshire join us for the New Hampshire Premiere,” Habib said. “There was a strong spirit of community and inclusion in the packed theater.”

INTELLIGENT LIVES Premieres in New Hampshire

On Monday, May 14, 2018 Dan Habib’s new film INTELLIGENT LIVES had its New Hampshire premiere at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord, NH. The evening included a Q&A discussion with Dan Habib, Executive Producers Chris Cooper and Marianne Leone Cooper, and Micah Fialka-Feldman and Naieer Shaheed who star in the film.

“We were thrilled to have hundreds of people from throughout New Hampshire join us for the New Hampshire Premiere,” Habib said. “There was a strong spirit of community and inclusion in the packed theater.”