Invisible Disabilities: Film Screening and Panel Discussion with Temple Grandin, Chris Burbank, and Dr. William McMahon

Main Library

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Invisible Disabilities: The Problems of Perception,is a 20-minute documentary directed and produced by Jenny Mackenzie. It examines the challenges faced by adults with special needs whose disabilities may not be readily apparent to others. This is the film's premiere screening.

The screening will be followed by a panel moderated by Betsy Burton, owner of The King’s English Bookshop, whose son, Nicks Burton, is one of the invisibly disabled men profiled in the documentary. The discussion will also feature feature Temple Grandin, Ph.D., nationally known autism expert and author of the classic autism memoir, Thinking in Pictures; Chief Chris Burbank, Salt Lake City Police; and William M. McMahon, M.D., chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Utah School of Medicine.

Location: Main Library Auditorium

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