2012: "Honoring Choices" Wins a Midwest Emmy Award
Congratulations to Twin Cities Public Television (TPT), recipients of the 2012 "Making a Difference" Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Upper Midwest Chapter. The National Academy Award was presented in August, 2012 for "Honoring Choices Minnesota," a documentary about end of life conversations with people with developmental disabilities.
The documentary was produced in partnership with the Twin Cities Medical Society. The Minnesota Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities worked with TPT in this public education effort and participated in 54 video stories that shared the perspectives of individuals with developmental disabilities, family members, and allies:
The "Making a Difference" Award was sponsored by Slumberland Furniture.