Dan Habib and Paula Kluth at “Illinois Includes”

Dan Habib and Paula Kluth will both be presenting at this year's "Illinois Includes" Conference in Rosemont, IL on May 6, 2015. The conference has sold out, but Paula has featured Dan on her website's "Speaker Spotlight" and you can read it HERE.

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Dan Habib featured in “Michigan Alumnus” magazine

IOD Filmmaker Dan Habib is featured in the current issue of "Michigan Alumnus" magazine. From the article, "Including Dan": "Whatever the project, Habib aspires to include those with disabilities, 'I truly believe it will be the greatest civil and human rights...

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Dan Habib interviewed by Michigan Public Radio

Dan Habib was recently interviewed by Michigan Public Radio regarding their "State of Opportunity" reporting project on students with emotional/behavioral disabilities. Read and listen to "Gap Watch: How schools treat students with physical disabilities vs. emotional...

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Dan Habib visits Canada!

Dan Habib is bringing his films to Canada during the last week of May 2015, with his first stop in Victoria, British Columbia. Dan will be attending a screening of "Who Cares About Kelsey?" at the University of Victoria on May 26th at 6:30 PM, and will host a...

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“SWIFT in 60” films now available!

What does inclusive school transformation look like? We can show you! Dan Habib has created 10 short "SWIFT in 60" films for the SWIFT Center that portray educational practices in inclusive schools. Learn more about them in the latest blog post on SWIFT Talk. The...

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Dan Habib Appointed to Obama’s Disability Committee

President Barack Obama has announced his intent to appoint Dan Habib to the President's Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities, the White House announced. "The President's appointment of Dan to this important committee is testament to Dan's unwavering...

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WCAK receives Boston/New England Emmy Awards Nomination!

Who Cares About Kelsey? is in! We are so excited to announce that Who Cares About Kelsey? has been nominated for an Emmy in the documentary category for The 37th Boston/New England Emmy Awards being held on June 7, 2014 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place. The...

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Dan Habib TEDx Talk: Disabling Segregation

You might be surprised by the most compelling reason filmmaker Dan Habib makes for inclusive education in his TEDx AmoskeagMillyard talk (Hint: it's not about his son, Samuel!) The U.S. Department of Education reports that 56% of U.S. students with developmental or...

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A WCAK Review in Disability Studies Quarterly

"Throughout the documentary we meet authentic educational heroes who are powerful in their refusal to separate care from teaching." From an excellent review of Who Cares About Kelsey? in the current issue of Disability Studies Quarterly by Linda Ware, Associate...

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WCAK in Scotland County, NC

A huge "thank you" to Summer Stanley, UNCP School Social Work Student, and Dr. Stanley, UNCP School Social Work instructor, for organizing the community screening of Who Cares About Kelsey? in Scotland County, NC! The documentary prompted some great discussion among a...

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Community Screening Du Jour—Wenatchee School District

Are you wondering how to begin planning your community screening of Who Cares About Kelsey? The Wenatchee School District—along with partners TOGETHER! For Drug Free Youth, Wenatchee Learns, Children's Home Society of Wenatchee, NorthWest PBIS, & Stemilt...

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Ollibean partners with “Who Cares About Kelsey?”

Who Cares About Kelsey? would like to extend a warm welcome to our newest partner, Ollibean! Ollibean is an organization that connects families, self-advocates, and professionals in the cross-disability community in order to help us all make informed decisions, share...

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WCAK selected for BOOST Film Festival

Who Cares About Kelsey? has been selected to screen at the BOOST Film Festival as part of the BOOST Conference in Palm Springs, CA. The screening will be held from 3:45-5:15 PM on May 1, 2014 in the Mojave Learning Center, 150 at the Palm Springs Convention Center....

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Kelsey shines at WCAK events in Reading, MA

Kelsey was involved in a successful (and busy!) day of events in Reading, MA on February 4, 2014 beginning with a RENEW presentation for the Reading Public Schools District Leadership Team, followed by a discussion with the Student Support Program & Field Seminar...

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Dan Habib on The Inclusive Class Podcast

Join Dan Habib for a special interview on "The Inclusive Class Podcast", Friday, August 30th at 9:00 AM EDT. Dan will be returning to discuss Who Cares About Kelsey? and the importance of reaching students with emotional/behavioral challenges. Listen HERE.

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Dan Habib receives National Justice Award

The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) recognized IOD Filmmaker in Residence Dan Habib with their Justice for All Grassroots Award at their Americans with Disabilities Act anniversary event on July 23, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Habib was recognized...

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AMONG ADOLESCENTS WITH MENTAL HEALTH NEEDS, 70 PERCENT DO NOT RECEIVE THE CARE THEY NEED.

More than two million young people in the United States have emotional/behavioral disabilities.

YOUTH WITH EMOTIONAL DISTURBANCE ARE 13 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO HAVE BEEN ARRESTED WHILE STILL IN SCHOOL COMPARED TO STUDENTS WITH OTHER DISABILITIES.
ONE IN 10 YOUTH IN THE UNITED STATES EXPERIENCE A MENTAL DISORDER SEVERE ENOUGH TO LIMIT DAILY FUNCTIONING IN THE FAMILY, SCHOOL, AND COMMUNITY SETTING.

DROPOUTS FROM THE CLASS OF 2008 WILL COST THE NATION MORE THAN $319 BILLION IN LOST WAGES OVER THE COURSE OF THEIR LIFETIMES.

INCREASING THE GRADUATION AND COLLEGE MATRICULATION RATES OF MALE STUDENTS BY FIVE PERCENT COULD LEAD TO COMBINED SAVINGS AND REVENUE OF ALMOST $8 BILLION EACH YEAR IN REDUCED CRIME-RELATED COSTS.

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