NBCUniversal has committed to audition actors with disabilities with each new studio production, joining the roster of organizations pledging to follow guidelines created by the Ruderman Family Foundation to make film and TV more inclusive.
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Morgan’s Wonderland is a one-of-a-kind theme park where every attraction is specially designed for “100% inclusion” of those with disabilities.
In past decades parks have evolved in terms of accessibility to rides, no smoking policies throughout the park and more. A recent advancement is that of inclusion when it comes to autism disorders.
Gem Hubbard has created a video playlist of 10 videos reporting on her experience with accessibility practices within the Walt Disney World Resort as someone who uses a wheelchair.
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Two Black women sharing their musings on life, multiple sclerosis, and everything in between
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Documentaries & Movies
A documentary about a performance project that incubates and celebrates artists with disabilites, centralizing artists of color and queer and gender-variant artists as communities who have been historically marginalized. (32m)
The story of the life and career of the legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles, from his humble beginnings in the South, where he went blind at age seven, to his meteoric rise to stardom during the 1950s and 1960s. (2h 32m)
After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver. (1h 52m)
Zak runs away from his care home to make his dream of becoming a wrestler come true. (1h 37m)
The inspiring true love story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. (1h 58m)
Down the road from Woodstock, a revolution blossomed at a ramshackle summer camp for teenagers with disabilities, transforming their lives and igniting a landmark movement. (1h 46m)
In time for the thirtieth anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, activist Alice Wong brings together this urgent, galvanizing collection of contemporary essays by disabled people.
A story of fighting to belong in a world that wasn’t built for all of us and of one woman’s activism-from the streets of Brooklyn and San Francisco to inside the halls of Washington-Begin Heumann recounts Judy Heumann’s lifelong battle to achieve respect, acceptance and inclusion in society.
A born storyteller, Robinson has written a moving, darkly funny memoir about a life that has taken him from developing exploding guitars for KISS to building a family of his own.
Disabled people throughout the world are increasingly naming and comforting the prejudice which we daily experience, expressing our anger at the discrimination we face, and insisting that our lives have value.
In The Pretty One, Brown gives contemporary and relatable voice to the diabled- so often portrayed as mute, weak, or isolated.
In We Carry Kevan the reader sits with Kevan, one head-level above everyone else for the first time in his life and enjoys camaraderie unlike anything most people ever experience.
The incredible life story of Haben Grima, the first deafblind graduate of Harvard Law School, and her amazing journey from isolation to the world stage.
This humorous collection brings attention to the every day struggles and obstacles faced by persons with disabilities while a message of disability activism through which we reclaim our bodies and our lives.
Shane Burcaw’s Laughing at My Nightmare describes the challenges he faces as a twenty-one-year-old with spinal muscular atrophy.
In this collection of essays, Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha explores the politics and realities of disability justice.
Drawing upon a broad archive of personal papers, trade literature, legal documents, and design ephemera, Building Access reveals Universal Design’s complex origins in disabled peoples’ knowledge and expertise about built environments.
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