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Since 2003 WXXI and the Al Sigl Community of Agencies have worked together with the Herman and Margaret Schwartz Community to help break the ingrained stereotypes about individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities. The year-round project called MOVE TO INCLUDE, is designed to motivate individuals to take action and include more people with disabilities in the workplace, in schools, neighborhoods and in all aspects of society. Dialogue on Disability, a week-long spotlight initiative takes place every January, and is supported by the Fred L. Emerson Foundation with additional support from The Golisano Foundation.

Hearing is Believing - Meet composer Rachel Flowers, 01/18/19 on WXXI-TV, 9pm

Musician and composer Rachel Flowers

Meet Rachel Flowers, a multi-talented young musician and composer who lost her eyesight due to Retinopathy of Prematurity. 

Hearing Is Believing, a new feature documentary from Award-winning producer/director Lorenzo DeStefano introduces the world to the multi-talented young musician and composer, Rachel Flowers. Hearing is Believingpremieres on WXXI-TV Friday, January 18, 2019 at 9 p.m. as part of WXXI and Al Sigl Community of Agencies' Dialogue on Disability week.

Learn more about this and other Dialogue on Disability programming.