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New zombie movie follows young filmmakers with Down syndrome

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Sam Suchmann and Mattie Zufelt, two filmmakers with Down syndrome, reflect on their movie “Spring Break Massacre”

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Coronavirus update: How states are preparing to reopen

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Find out the latest updates on the coronavirus and how states are preparing to reopen. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Inventing “assistive devices” that give people their independence

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, students will learn about assistive devices and how innovation plays a key role in the invention process. Continue reading

3D printer technology gives girl her hand back

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Invention education allows students to examine real-world problems and come up with solutions. In this lesson, a group of young college students created a 3D prosthetic hand for a four-year old girl so she could play with her sisters and ride her scooter. Continue reading

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