At its official U.S. premiere in July, Wheelchair Diaries: One Step Up took home best short documentary from the Awareness Festival in Los Angeles. More than 80 films were selected to be shown.
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On the eve of the U.S. premiere of Wheelchair Diaries: One Step Up, an article I wrote about the trip to Europe appeared in the Post’s travel section: http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/travel/traveling-with-a-disability-in-europe/2013/07/25/0dc6ecea-c3f7-11e2-8c3b-0b5e9247e8ca_story_3.html Washington Post NPR-Syndicated, The World USA Today The Chronicle of Higher Education GWU Admissions Video School of Media and Public Affairs Blog GW Research Blog The Danbury […]
In preparation of the premiere of Wheelchair Diaries on July 27, please click on the festival link and drive up the views so we can create a buzz and maybe get people to start thinking about accessibility. Thanks chall. -Peace, love, rock http://awareness.festivalgenius.com/2013/films/wheelchairdiaries_reiddavenport_awareness2013
Hello all: This past weekend I launched a new blog dedicated to disability and the news called disabilityfrontline.com. As hopefully some of you have noticed, I’ve been publishing more articles on Wheelchair Diaries for the past month or so but reached a point where I felt a new site dedicated to my “Entries” would attract […]
At the inauguration of the new pope on Tuesday, Pope Francis stopped to bless a man with a disability before addressing the crowd at St. Peter’s Square. The new pope then called on Catholics to embrace the needy. In his Huffington Post column, Professor Lennard Davis of the University of Illinois asserted that the gesture […]
It occurred to me the other day how ridiculously unnecessary it is for me to have to stop and do the math of how long the Americans with Disabilities Act has been the law of the land. Doing it is silly, not only because it takes me longer than it should, but also because it […]
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There will be a free and public screening of “Wheelchair Diaries: One Step Up” at the Boys and Girls Club – Ridgefield on Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m. I will also debut my speech, “Everyone Has a High School Story”, immediately following the film. Join the facebook group!