Television Education  

"Don't Dis Ability"
"On the Local"
"History Makers"

Don’t Dis Ability

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A music video created with  special education high school students in a workshop at the Brooklyn Transitions Center, Brooklyn. This Fearless Theater Company workshop was funded and supported by CUNY’s College  Now  in Fall, 2004.

On the Local

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A documentary on a theater performance workshop with high school students from Beach Channel High School and special education students from  PS 233, Far Rockaway. The students wrote  and performed scenes before a live audience. This FTC workshop was funded and supported by CUNY’ s College Now in Spring, 2004.

History Makers

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Two workshops of students from the High School of Leadership and Public Service and High School of Economics and Finance present their ideas and feelings about 9/ll. Their schools are located very close to Ground Zero. (28mins) Produced with The Educational Alliance, The After School Corporation, The New York Times Fund. Directed by Lynne McVeigh. Filmmaker: Anita Weber.

In June 2002 "History Makers" was screened for students, teachers, parents, and friends of both high schools and was covered by ABC and CBS eleven o'clock local news broadcasts. Since then it has been presented at numrous conferences on traumatic stress caused by 9/11, including most recently European Conference on Trauma (June, 2007) universities, and high schools and was the subject of "Through Their Own Eyes: A Media-based approach to Adolescent Trauma, an article co-written by Lynne McVeigh, Co-direcor of The Fearless Theater Company and Drs. Carol Tosone and Caroline Rosenthal Gelman of New York University's School of Social Work, published in the International Journal of Psychotherapy, July 2005.