Institute Events and Trainings
Institute on Disabilities at Temple University


2014 Mini Course/Lecture Series on Disabilities

The Institute on Disabilities at Temple University hosts guest speakers and lecturers several times each year for its Mini Course/Lecture Series on Disabilities. Experts in a wide variety of fields including Disability Studies, Assistive Technology, Leadership Development, and Social Policy present lectures and programs to students, parents, teachers and other professionals in the field of disabilities.

 Multimedia archive of the Lecture Series
Listen to or view select presenters from past Mini Course Lecture Series events. Not all lectures are included in the archive.

Upcoming This Fall

Seats still available!

November 4
"When I Walk" Film Screening and Discussion

PHOTO: Jason DaSilva holding video camera
Presented by
Jason DaSilva

Filmmaker, Producer, Director


9:30 AM - NOON (Registration begins at 8:30 AM)
Registration is recommended.

"The Reel" Cinema
Lower Level, Howard Gittis Student Center South
Temple University
1755 N 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122

About the Presentation

Mr. DaSilva will present his film "When I Walk," a poignant autobiographical journey of the young filmmaker after his diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis.

- Official Selection of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival
- Best Canadian Feature, HotDocs 2013

To view a trailer of the film:

About the Presenter

PHOTO: Jason DaSilva holding video camera Mr. DaSilva has been a prolific filmmaker, directing four short films: OLIVIA'S PUZZLE, premiered at the 2003 Sundance Festival and qualified for an Academy Award; A SONG FOR DANIEL; TWINS OF MANKALA; and FIRST STEPS; and two feature-length documentary films: LEST WE FORGET and WHEN I WALK. Three of his films have had national broadcasts on PBS, HBO, and CBC. He also produced "Shocking and Awful," a film installation on the anti-Iraq war movement, exhibited at the 2006 Whitney Biennial.

Jason earned a Masters in Fine Arts in Applied Media Arts from Emily Carr University.

register now for the November 5 Miniseries

More information

  • This event is FREE.
  • Registration is recommended.
  • Requests for accommodations must submitted by October 20.

The Mini Course Lecture Series is a program of the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University.