Abilities

Making Pesto With Friends

Making pesto can be a group effort. Follow the link below to our photo story in the Staten Island Advance to learn more.  Featuring photos by Alan Russo, Meredith Arout, and Angel Bruno. Making Pesto: A group project, SILive.com

ReelAbilities Film Fest Features Shorts Jmaxx and Act Natural at Education Center

The landmark ReelAbilities Film Festival brings international films about disabilities to the public.  The series featured two short films, ‘Act Natural’ and ‘Jmaxx and the Universal Language,’ at the Lifestyles Educational Center this past April 3, 2019.  The evening also featured performances by Lifestyles’ talented dancers.  Join hosts Antonio Pabon and Brian Best as they …

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S.I. MakerSpace: Building Dreams

Join us behind the scenes at Staten Island MakerSpace, where dreams are built.  Co-Founders Scott Van Campen and D.B. Lampman discuss the work that is happening at their location in Stapleton.  We also talk to designer/engineer Mike Buffington about the rhytmicon he is building at MakerSpace. ” ngg_triggers_display=”never” ngg_proofing_display=”0″ order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

S.I. Developmental Disabilities Council Rally

The Staten Island Developmental Disabilities Council took their message on the road Friday, bringing its Legislative Rally to legislators across Staten Island.  Here is their first stop, where Senator Anthony Lanza had a spirited discussion with the Council regarding new housing for people with disabilities and increasing salaries for direct care professionals. A video of the …

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Coming Soon: MakerSpace & Living w/Downs

Currently in production: video features exploring Down Syndrome and Staten Island MakerSpace. ” ngg_triggers_display=”never” ngg_proofing_display=”0″ order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] 1: Filming of Living with Down Syndrome: Featuring Eric Schwacke. (Photo: Jonathan Chernok) 2: Anthony DiFato conducting an interview at Staten Island MakerSpace. (Photo: Gregory Perosi)

Congratulations Lindsey & Dave

Life-Wire News Service extends our congratulations to Lindsey and Dave of Matt Fuller’s Independent Lens, proving that love overcomes disability. Many happy years to both of you.