Valuing Lives: Wolf Wolfensberger and the Principle of Normalization

Valuing Lives: Wolf Wolfensberger and the Principle of Normalization

The United Arc present a screening of the film Valuing Lives: Wolf Wolfensberger and the Principle of Normalization, a historical documentary exploring an idea the forever changed human services. Anyone with an interest in people with intellectual and developmental disabilities is sure to find this film thought provoking and extremely helpful in charting a beneficial course for loved ones, community members and those they work with. Followed by a discussion with Jack Yates who worked to both learn from, and teach with Dr. Wolfensberger, who was his principle teacher for over forty years. Yates now works in staff development for Creating Our Common Wealth, a statewide project of the Department of Developmental Services, and for several years taught a graduate course at the Harvard Divinity School entitled “The Inclusive Community.”

Thursday, September 26 20197:00pm-9:00pm

Location
C208 Community Room

One College Drive, Greenfield
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Contact
Pat Keith

patkeith@unitedarc.org