'From Baghdad to Beijing' and The Creative Arts Program at Walter Reed

Date: 
Friday, February 8, 2013 - 1:00pm
In Room A5, we will be showing a free captioned film:

Warrior Champions: From Baghdad to Beijing
(80 minutes – documentary)
Follow four service members, severely wounded in Iraq, as they recover and compete for a place on the U.S. Paralympic Team headed for the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing.
 
It will be followed by a presentation and panel discussion, “The Creative Arts Program at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center,” at 2:30 p.m. It will be ASL-Interpreted.

The discussion will be led by:
  • Commander Moira G. McGuire, NC, USPHS, Program Manager, Warrior Clinic & Director, Creative Arts Program
  • Seema Reza, JTF CapMed-WRNMMC-FBCH Arts Program Coordinator
  • Micah J. Sickel, M.D., Ph.D., child psychiatrist, Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Service, Dep’t. of Psychiatry & Director, Stages of Healing
  • Ermyn F. King, M.A., Creative Arts Program Coordinator 
  • Amanda Kelly, CTRSAdaptive Sports Site Coordinator, Military Adaptive Sports Program (MASP) 
For more information, call:  
DC Public Library, Adaptive Services Division:  202-727-2142
 
This film showing is part of the Second Annual ReelAbilities Greater DC Disabilities Film Festival, organized by the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia.
 
(Metro:  Red, Green, Yellow Lines:  Gallery Place/Chinatown, 9th St. Exit
Orange, Blue, Red Lines:  Metro Center, 11th St. Exit)