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Intelligent Lives Documentary Screening

January 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Therapy Works, a private therapy company serving clients in the Pittsburgh area, is hosting a screening of the documentary Intelligent Lives on Thursday, Jan. 10th at 7:30pm at the AMC at the Galleria in Mt. Lebanon. We are trying to fill the seats needed to host the event! Reserve tickets here and view the trailer for this movie here

INTELLIGENT LIVES stars three pioneering young American adults with intellectual disabilities – Micah, Naieer, and Naomie – who challenge perceptions of intelligence as they navigate high school, college, and the workforce. Academy Award-winning actor and narrator Chris Cooper contextualizes the lives of these central characters through the emotional personal story of his son Jesse, as the film unpacks the shameful and ongoing track record of intelligence testing in the U.S.

INTELLIGENT LIVES challenges what it means to be intelligent, and points to a future in which people of all abilities can fully participate in higher education, meaningful employment and intimate relationships.

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