Disability Media: Films, TV, Radio and Documentaries Document List

Summary: Our library below features 71 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Films, Radio and TV category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.

Films, Radio and TV Publications

Midwest Film Festival Rikki Lee Travolta in 'The Sleight'
Actor Rikki Lee Travolta announced as a Best Actor nominee in the Midwest Film Festival's Best of the Midwest Awards for his performance in the film The Sleight (Announcement / Notification).
Publish Date: 2023/10/25 - Updated: 2023/11/06

Bruno the Brake Car First Autistic Character in Thomas & Friends Franchise
Voiced by an autistic actor, Bruno is the first autistic character in Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go developed in collaboration with respected writers and figures with autism (Announcement / Notification).
Publish Date: 2022/09/08 - Updated: 2023/10/09

The Magnificent Meyersons : Black Sand Pictures
The Magnificent Meyersons, one ordinary new york city family on an extraordinary day that will change everyone’s life forever, starring Kate Mulgrew, Richard Kind, Shoshannah Stern, Neal Huff, Daniel Eric Gold and Lauren Ridloff (Announcement / Notification).
Publish Date: 2021/07/24 - Updated: 2023/10/09

Zoomtopia by Interact Theater
An Interact original production presents Zoomtopia in the comfort of your favorite Virtual Space (Event).
Publish Date: 2021/06/02 - Updated: 2023/09/27

T11 Incomplete: An LGBTQI and Disability Film
T11 Incomplete is not only an LGTBQI love story at its core, but also highlights the disabled community through authentic casting and employing disabled crew (Informative).
Publish Date: 2021/04/13 - Updated: 2023/09/22

Anthroposophic Medicine: The Art of Healing Short Film Series
Rooted in the relationship series of short films on The Art of Healing gives insight into Anthroposophic Medicine.
Publish Date: 2021/03/24

Hank and Emma Faye to Teach Children Sign Language, Inclusivity, and Kindness
Deaf host debuts a new video series, Hank and Emma Faye, on KLRN PBS to teach children sign language, inclusivity, and kindness (Announcement / Notification).
Publish Date: 2021/01/31 - Updated: 2023/10/09

'Making Sense' Film Stars People with Disabilities Representing Primary Senses
Independent feature film Making Sense starring people with disabilities representing five primary senses to premiere at Boston Sci-Fi Film Festival (Announcement / Notification).
Publish Date: 2021/01/31 - Updated: 2023/10/09

Free Online Training and Wellbeing Workshops for Deaf and Disabled Artists Affected by Pandemic
Disabled led theatre company Graeae announces Beyond: Develop FREE online wellbeing and Creative Professional Development workshops for Deaf and disabled artists affected by the COVID-19.
Publish Date: 2021/01/21

Autism ABCs and Fix it in Five: Free from The Brain Broad for April and Beyond
Dr. Lynette Louise releases season one (Uganda) of her international autism docu-series Fix it in Five with Lynette Louise aka The Brain Broad, free for viewing on YouTube (Instructive / Helpful).
Publish Date: 2020/04/09 - Updated: 2023/10/09

Harder Than You Think - Paralympic Games Documentary Film
Producers John Battsek and Greg Nugent of HTYT Films producing ground-breaking new feature documentary titled 'Harder Than You Think', which charts the extraordinary story of the Paralympic Games (Announcement / Notification).
Publish Date: 2019/08/26 - Updated: 2023/10/08

Take a Look at This Heart | Love and Sexuality in the Disabled Community
New documentary film Take a Look at This Heart by director Ben Duffy explores the romantic lives of extraordinary people with disabilities (Announcement / Notification).
Publish Date: 2018/12/23 - Updated: 2023/10/04

Director Olivier Bernier to Make Film About Inclusive Education Search for Son
US director Olivier Bernier awarded $400,000 to make film about personal search for son's inclusive education, Bernier's film was selected from over 150 entries from around the world for the Videocamp Film Fund 2018.
Publish Date: 2018/09/26

The After Party - I Am Not, 'Seizure Boy,' Netflix
Netflix clearly has no respect whatsoever for veterans with epilepsy, or the millions of people who have epilepsy in America (Opinion Piece / Editorial).
Publish Date: 2018/09/11 - Updated: 2023/10/05

Australian Film Tells Story of Children with Disabilities in Mainstream Education
All Means All will tell a story of Australian disabled people including a child with the most disabilities ever in mainstream education, in inspiring documentary on inclusivity (Announcement / Notification).
Publish Date: 2018/09/09 - Updated: 2023/09/16

Angels of Mercy Film Stars Quadriplegic Actor But Needs Your Help
Angels of Mercy film is designed for empowerment within the disabled community and to promote awareness of biases toward the disabled community often portrayed in the media.
Publish Date: 2018/04/07 - Updated: 2018/06/06

Actress Eileen Grubba Advocates for Inclusion from Hollywood to the Boardroom
Eileen Grubba joins forces with Disability Solutions to make the inclusion movement not about charity, but about hiring outstanding talent who happen to have a disability.
Publish Date: 2018/03/24

Videocamp Launches $400,000 Fund and Challenges Filmmakers to Create Inclusive Education Film
At the UN on World Down Syndrome day, Videocamp launched the worlds largest social impact film fund of its kind and called on filmmakers to create a film with the theme of inclusive education.
Publish Date: 2018/03/21 - Updated: 2021/08/09

Society's Child - A Film by Dylan Rothbein
Filmmaker, musician, performer and disability activist Dylan Rothbein announces fundraising campaign for groundbreaking new feature film on neurodiversity (Announcement / Notification).
Publish Date: 2017/12/18 - Updated: 2023/10/03

Special Unit: Action Comedy Film Led By Cast of Actors with Disabilities
Christopher Titus and Combustion Films release Special Unit an action and comedy film led by a cast of groundbreaking actors with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2017/10/21 - Updated: 2018/04/30

First​ ​Blind​ ​Dates : Did​ ​Sparks​ ​Fly​ ​or​ ​Does​ ​Cupid​ ​Need​ ​to​ ​Work​ ​on​ ​His​ ​Archery​ ​Skills?
Guide​ ​dog​ ​owners​ ​date​ ​strangers​ ​and reveal​ ​challenges​ ​of​ ​living​ ​with​ ​sight​ ​loss​ ​and​ ​the​ difference​ ​​guide​ ​dog​s ​have​ ​made to​ ​their​ ​lives.
Publish Date: 2017/09/07 - Updated: 2020/03/26

I Have Friends In Heaven: Movie About Disability in Hollywood
I have friends in heaven movie will be screened at the Chinese Theatre of Los Angeles (Hollywood), on the occasion of the 12th Los Angeles Italia - The Italian Film Fest.
Publish Date: 2017/02/21 - Updated: 2019/11/10

Road Less Run Film to Inspire Greater Inclusivity of Disabilities in Sport
Prague based filmmakers launch unique documentary crowdfunding campaign aiming to inspire greater inclusivity of disabilities in sport.
Publish Date: 2017/02/08 - Updated: 2018/04/30

Hollywood, Unapologetic! - My Experience Being Disabled In Hollywood
OTK Media Group, Inc. produced Hollywood, Unapologetic! - My Experience Being Disabled in Hollywood Episode, as part of the new Hollywood generation movement.
Publish Date: 2017/01/13 - Updated: 2018/04/30

TellMe TV: World's First Netflix-like Service for the Blind Debuts in US and Canada
TellMe TV fully described video on-demand service delivers unprecedented selection of rich entertainment experiences to US and Canadian blind and vision-loss community.
Publish Date: 2016/12/05

Supported Decision Making Video Empowers Youth with Disability Leaving Care
Voice Your Choice video is designed for anyone caring for, supporting or working with a young person with a disability in out-of-home care or preparing to leave care.
Publish Date: 2016/09/04

BFI Funds Accessible Workshops for Deafblind Filmmakers
Deafblind charity awarded £31,000 by British Film Institute to enable deafblind people to take part in accessible filmmaking workshops.
Publish Date: 2016/08/28 - Updated: 2020/05/03

The Flying Stars: Amputee Soccer Team Film
Team captain Bornor and midfielder Census are amputees who play organized soccer in Sierra Leone to cope with the horrors of war they suffered a decade ago.
Publish Date: 2016/08/25 - Updated: 2020/05/03

Vietnam: Long Time Coming Film Details World T.E.A.M. Sports 1998 Inclusive Bicycle Ride
Film documents inclusive 1,250 mile bicycle expedition from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City that brought together 70 disabled veterans from the U.S. and Vietnam with 20 able-bodied coaches.
Publish Date: 2016/05/25 - Updated: 2016/06/10

Fix it in Five Season 2 by Lynette Louise - Autism Channel
Season Two compares Applied Behavior Analysis vs Child Centered Learning and reveals how common approach is complicit in creating violence that is blamed on autism.
Publish Date: 2016/04/13 - Updated: 2021/05/16

HR 3101: 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act
Information and updates on US HR 3101 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act for persons with disability.
Publish Date: 2016/02/26 - Updated: 2018/09/07

The Healthspan Imperative - Short Video Narrated by Martha Stewart
The Healthspan Imperative is a short film narrated by Martha Stewart looking at challenges of aging American population and the quest to increase our healthspan.
Publish Date: 2014/08/21 - Updated: 2018/04/30

Study Reveals Lack of Diversity in Hollywood Blockbuster Movies
Study illuminates dramatic lack of diversity in top grossing Hollywood blockbusters in science fiction and fantasy genres.
Publish Date: 2014/07/30 - Updated: 2021/06/15

Driven: From Wheelchair to Race Car DVD Movie
Driven: From Wheelchair to Race Car shares the collaboration of Mike Bauer and Dr. Falci as they develop new technologies to put paraplegic and quadriplegics back on the track.
Publish Date: 2014/06/21 - Updated: 2021/01/26

Fantastic Frank Johnson Inspires Abled and Disabled
Fantastic Frank Johnson is the author of the book From Flawed to Fantastic, which inspires others to overcome challenges and transform their lives.
Publish Date: 2014/04/18 - Updated: 2022/06/17

Accessible Radio Broadcasting Lets Blind and Visually Impaired Create Internet Radio Stations
SAM Vibe has an easy and fully accessible interface to allow broadcasters with or without vision to create their own commercial-quality radio stations right from their PCs.
Publish Date: 2012/10/09 - Updated: 2021/07/16

The Undatables View On Disability
The Undatables follows 8 adults with conditions ranging from Aspergers and Tourettes to facial disfigurements and brittle bone disease.
Publish Date: 2012/04/08 - Updated: 2019/02/16

Touch Series on FOX TV - Child with Autism Predicts Future Events
The Touch TV show centers on a father who discovers his autistic mute son can predict events before they happen.
Publish Date: 2012/02/01 - Updated: 2014/06/21

Disability Access News Radio Ireland
Disability Access News on Corks Life Fm 93.1 radio focuses on disabilities twice daily every Tuesday and Thursday at 3.30pm and 8pm (Announcement / Notification).
Publish Date: 2011/10/10 - Updated: 2023/10/01

Empowering Canadians Living with Disabilities - TACtv - The Accessible Channel
Accessible Media TACtv The Accessible Channel fall line-up provides informative programming targeted to people living with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2011/09/15 - Updated: 2016/06/12

Born Warriors - Opportunities for Persons with Disability in the Film Industry
Born Warriors organization provides exciting opportunities for disabled teens and young adults that are interested in participating in the film industry.
Publish Date: 2011/08/05

NAD Files Disability Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Netflix
The National Association of the Deaf announces the filing of a major federal lawsuit against Netflix in US District Court District of Massachusetts.
Publish Date: 2011/06/17

Grannies on Safari 3rd Season on PBS
Travel adventures of two women who reinvented themselves in their 60s to live their dream as hosts of their own travel show.
Publish Date: 2011/05/15

Living with Schizophrenia Documentary Film
Documentary film tells the story of three people who are living meaningful lives with schizophrenia.
Publish Date: 2011/05/09 - Updated: 2011/05/10

Disability Radio Extends its Reach
Disability based organizations are being offered a unique opportunity to engage with a national radio station.
Publish Date: 2011/05/05

From Silence to Sound - Deaf Man Hears for First Time
A deaf man takes a chance on a risky surgery in hopes of hearing for the first time in his life.
Publish Date: 2011/03/16 - Updated: 2019/05/03

Amputees in Action Becomes ISO 9001:2008 Certified
Amputees in Action is a specialist agency that supplies amputee actors for medical training and film productions.
Publish Date: 2011/02/28

Jodie Foster Talks About Beaver Movie and Depression
Exclusive cover story interview with actress Jodie Foster about depression and her movie The Beaver.
Publish Date: 2011/02/09 - Updated: 2022/06/09

For Once In My Life - PBS
Inspiring documentary showcases a unique band with disabilities and their journey to show the world the greatness within them.
Publish Date: 2011/02/01

Top Movie Titles of 2010
The years top dvd movie rental titles listed by category based on video rentals occurring in 2010.
Publish Date: 2010/12/28

Watch Free Classic TV Shows Online
New directory to connect viewers to The Internet Archive classic TV collection of digital media online.
Publish Date: 2010/12/16

Watch Free Online TV Programs
ARGYLEtv.com is an online Internet TV provider website where people can watch free Internet television programs.
Publish Date: 2010/11/17

Radio Series Highlights Women with Disabilities in Science
Series includes stories that describe programs and tools for supporting students with disabilities in their pursuit of STEM careers.
Publish Date: 2010/10/22

Warrior Champions Film to be Shown at Suffolk Y JCC
WARRIOR CHAMPIONS an inspiring story of severely wounded American soldiers who after losing limbs and suffering paralysis in Iraq fight to compete in the Beijing Paralympic Games.
Publish Date: 2010/10/20

Suzanne Somers Gets Candid About Fighting Aging
Suzanne Somers brings her BREAKTHROUGH tour on aging and wellness to American cinema audience.
Publish Date: 2010/10/12

New Abilities TV has Applied for Station Presence on DISH TV
New Abilities TV a subsidiary of Peoples Network, Inc. has applied for Station Presence on DISH TV.
Publish Date: 2010/10/03

21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Legislation Passes
AAPD Applauds U.S. Congress for Passing New Accessibility Law for People with Disabilities.
Publish Date: 2010/09/29 - Updated: 2018/09/06

America's Favorite TV Mom Becomes Dancing Sensation
The Florence Henderson Show captures and relives some of Florences most memorable moments.
Publish Date: 2010/09/28

BlogTalkRadio Series Examines Social Security Disability Benefits
Live Disability Webcasts on BlogTalkRadio to educate the public on the complexities of obtaining Social Security Disability Benefits.
Publish Date: 2010/09/14

New Reality Series 'Forever Young'
TV Land New Reality Series Forever Young from Katalyst and 3 Ball Productions.
Publish Date: 2010/08/13 - Updated: 2010/08/12

Live Autism Awareness Show in Chicago - Little City TV
TV show answers questions and shares personal stories with individuals living with autism.
Publish Date: 2010/07/21

Online Claims that Oprah Hates Disabled People
Alleged rigged votes for Your OWN Show contestants resulting in Oprah hates disabled people blog posts circulating the Internet.
Publish Date: 2010/07/10 - Updated: 2019/05/03

The Disorganized Mind by Nancy Ratey
DIG Coaching Practice presents Attention Talk Radio with host and attention coach Jeff Copper.
Publish Date: 2010/06/30 - Updated: 2019/05/20

Seniors Talk Show on Retirement Living TV with Lynn Doyle
RLTV Introduces a fast-paced, hard-hitting primetime talk show It is Your Call with Lynn Doyle Tackles the issues most important to adults 55+.
Publish Date: 2010/06/10 - Updated: 2019/11/09

The Beacon Show - Talk Radio by The Chicago Lighthouse's CRIS Radio - Disability Radio
Broadcasting on a new station and time CRIS features programming specific to veterans senior citizens and people who are disabled.
Publish Date: 2010/06/04

Tips for Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis - Online Talk Show
New Way RA focuses on practical tips and advice for daily living with rheumatoid arthritis.
Publish Date: 2010/05/17

Understanding Autism - Doctor Radio Reports
Doctor Radio brings together doctors experts and parents to explore autism spectrum disorders from medical social and practical perspectives.
Publish Date: 2010/04/23 - Updated: 2010/04/24

HDTV Set Top Boxes and Digital TV Broadcast Information
A look at what is required for receiving digital TV transmissions and HDTV including cheap set top box options for existing televisions (Informative).
Publish Date: 2010/03/29 - Updated: 2023/08/17

Disabled World Live Online Radio Station Proposal
Disabled World is seeking interested persons for creating Disabled World Live an online radio station broadcasting live disability news and current affairs.
Publish Date: 2010/02/01 - Updated: 2010/04/23

Radio Bug - Disability Internet Radio
Radio Bug presents music resources and subjects of interest to persons with disabilities and non-disabled persons through Internet broadcasting.
Publish Date: 2009/05/21 - Updated: 2010/07/09

Ringler Radio Releases Latest Production to Disability Community
Ringler Radio has released its latest production - People with Disabilities under the Obama Administration announced company President and CEO Robert J. Blattenberg.
Publish Date: 2009/03/10 - Updated: 2010/07/05

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