Movie Industry Increases Prejudice Against People With Disabilities
As disability representation in film falls to a four-year low, RespectAbility offers free tools and resources for disability inclusion.
5 Disability Focused Podcasts Amping Up Inclusive Chatter
Tune into disability conversations with convenient podcasts.
The interPLAY Orchestra Strikes a Chord with Inclusive Ensemble
Everyone is born with a musical gene, attests Paula Moore, a conductor who says she’s seen proof in both her personal life and professional life.
Microsoft Scores with Winning Super Bowl Ad Featuring Xbox Adaptive Controller
With a lack of touchdowns in the low-scoring game, many took to social media to declare Microsoft as the true winner thanks to its spot featuring the Xbox Adaptive Controller.
9 Theater Companies Putting Actors with Disabilities Center Stage
Non-disabled actors play approximately 95 percent of television characters with disabilities in top ranked shows, according to a study by Ruderman White Paper.
The Documentary Changing Hollywood's Perception of People with Disabilities
CinemAbility: The Art of Inclusion is a documentary that discusses how Hollywood has portrayed members of the disability community for the past 120 years.
Angela Rockwood: A Beautiful Role Model
Angela Rockwood by age 26, was newly engaged to actor Dustin Nguyen, content with her spiritually and launching an L.A. based acting career with small roles in The Fast and the Furious and the television series V.I.P. Then, in 2001, her life dramatically shifted.
Theater Breaking Through Barriers Making Theater Possible for All
Theatre Breaking Through Barriers (TBTB) produces different types of plays: those that feature disabilities and other plays that feature Ike Schambelan’s interpretations of Shakespeare, where the actors showcase their talent.
'Breaking Bad' Star, RJ Mitte, is Breaking Disability Barriers
RJ Mitte, a spokesman for I AM PWD (Inclusion in the Arts and Media of Performers With Disabilities), a campaign associated with the Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and Actors’ Equity Association, RJ strives to improve industry access, inclusion and portrayal accuracy for all.
ReelAbilities Film festival Presents Inclusive Films and Conversations
ReelAbilities Film Festival, an annual celebration promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with different abilities.