Disability Media: Films, TV, Radio and Documentaries Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2022-04-14
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Films, Radio and TV Publications - (70 Articles)
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.
Author: Easterseals Southern California
Publish Date: 2022-09-08
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.
Author: Argot Pictures
Publish Date: 2021-07-24 - Updated: 2021-08-23
An Interact original production presents Zoomtopia in the comfort of your favorite Virtual Space.
Author: Interact Center for the Visual and Performing Arts
Publish Date: 2021-06-02
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.
Author: Aspire Productions Inc.
Publish Date: 2021-04-13
Rooted in the relationship series of short films on The Art of Healing gives insight into Anthroposophic Medicine.
Publish Date: 2021-03-24
Deaf host debuts a new video series, Hank and Emma Faye, on KLRN PBS to teach children sign language, inclusivity, and kindness.
Author: Hank and Emma Faye
Publish Date: 2021-01-31
Independent feature film Making Sense starring people with disabilities representing five primary senses to premiere at Boston Sci-Fi Film Festival.
Author: Making Sense Film
Publish Date: 2021-01-31 - Updated: 2021-02-09
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
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.
Author: Tsara Shelton
Publish Date: 2020-04-09 - Updated: 2021-05-16
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.
Author: Craig Spence, IPC Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
Publish Date: 2019-08-26
New documentary film Take a Look at This Heart by director Ben Duffy explores the romantic lives of extraordinary people with disabilities.
Author: Sarah Hess
Publish Date: 2018-12-23 - Updated: 2020-04-12
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.
Author: Skye Redman
Publish Date: 2018-09-26
Netflix clearly has no respect whatsoever for veterans with epilepsy, or the millions of people who have epilepsy in America.
Author: Thomas C. Weiss
Publish Date: 2018-09-11
All Means All will tell story of Australian disabled people including, child with the most disabilities ever in mainstream education, in inspiring documentary on inclusivity.
Author: Skye Redman
Publish Date: 2018-09-09
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
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.
Author: Disability Solutions
Publish Date: 2018-03-24
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.
Author: Sarah Jane Rumford
Publish Date: 2018-03-21 - Updated: 2021-08-09
Filmmaker, musician, performer and disability activist Dylan Rothbein announces fundraising campaign for groundbreaking new feature film on neurodiversity.
Author: Angela Mitchell
Publish Date: 2017-12-18 - Updated: 2020-04-07
Christopher Titus and Combustion Films release Special Unit an action and comedy film led by a cast of groundbreaking actors with disabilities.
Author: Sindy Thomas - Events That Rock PR
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 dogs have made to their lives.
Author: Guide Dogs Association for the Blind
Publish Date: 2017-09-07 - Updated: 2020-03-26
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.
Author: Giulio Gargiullo
Publish Date: 2017-02-21 - Updated: 2019-11-10
Prague based filmmakers launch unique documentary crowdfunding campaign aiming to inspire greater inclusivity of disabilities in sport.
Author: Paul Dean - Producer/Director
Publish Date: 2017-02-08 - Updated: 2018-04-30
OTK Media Group, Inc. produced Hollywood, Unapologetic! - My Experience Being Disabled in Hollywood Episode, as part of the new Hollywood generation movement.
Author: OTK Media Group, Inc.
Publish Date: 2017-01-13 - Updated: 2018-04-30
TellMe TV fully described video on-demand service delivers unprecedented selection of rich entertainment experiences to US and Canadian blind and vision-loss community.
Author: Zagga Entertainment Ltd.
Publish Date: 2016-12-05
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.
Author: CREATE Foundation
Publish Date: 2016-09-04
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
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.
Author: The Flying Stars
Publish Date: 2016-08-25 - Updated: 2020-05-03
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.
Author: World T.E.A.M. Sports
Publish Date: 2016-05-25 - Updated: 2016-06-10
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.
Author: Lynette Louise aka THE BRAIN BROAD
Publish Date: 2016-04-13 - Updated: 2021-05-16
Information and updates on US HR 3101 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act for persons with disability.
Author: Disabled World
Publish Date: 2016-02-26 - Updated: 2018-09-07
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.
Author: Alliance for Aging Research
Publish Date: 2014-08-21 - Updated: 2018-04-30
Study illuminates dramatic lack of diversity in top grossing Hollywood blockbusters in science fiction and fantasy genres.
Author: LEE & LOW BOOKS
Publish Date: 2014-07-30 - Updated: 2021-06-15
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.
Author: Paralyzed Adaptive Sports Documentary Outreach
Publish Date: 2014-06-21 - Updated: 2021-01-26
Fantastic Frank Johnson is the author of the book From Flawed to Fantastic, which inspires others to overcome challenges and transform their lives.
Author: Disabled World
Publish Date: 2014-04-18 - Updated: 2022-06-17
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.
Author: Suzanne Robitaille
Publish Date: 2012-10-09 - Updated: 2021-07-16
The Undatables follows 8 adults with conditions ranging from Aspergers and Tourettes to facial disfigurements and brittle bone disease.
Author: 360 Diversity
Publish Date: 2012-04-08 - Updated: 2019-02-16
The Touch TV show centers on a father who discovers his autistic mute son can predict events before they happen.
Author: D Plump Consulting
Publish Date: 2012-02-01 - Updated: 2014-06-21
Disability Access News on Corks Life Fm 93.1 radio focuses on disabilities twice daily every Tuesday and Thursday at 3.30pm and 8pm.
Author: Disability Access News
Publish Date: 2011-10-10
Accessible Media TACtv The Accessible Channel fall line-up provides informative programming targeted to people living with disabilities.
Author: Accessible Media Inc.
Publish Date: 2011-09-15 - Updated: 2016-06-12
Born Warriors organization provides exciting opportunities for disabled teens and young adults that are interested in participating in the film industry.
Author: Born Warriors
Publish Date: 2011-08-05
The National Association of the Deaf announces the filing of a major federal lawsuit against Netflix in US District Court District of Massachusetts.
Author: National Association of the Deaf
Publish Date: 2011-06-17
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
Documentary film tells the story of three people who are living meaningful lives with schizophrenia.
Author: Janssen, Division of Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Publish Date: 2011-05-09 - Updated: 2011-05-10
Disability based organizations are being offered a unique opportunity to engage with a national radio station.
Author: Able Radio
Publish Date: 2011-05-05
A deaf man takes a chance on a risky surgery in hopes of hearing for the first time in his life.
Author: Brooklyn Girl Productions
Publish Date: 2011-03-16 - Updated: 2019-05-03
Amputees in Action is a specialist agency that supplies amputee actors for medical training and film productions.
Author: Amputees in Action
Publish Date: 2011-02-28
Exclusive cover story interview with actress Jodie Foster about depression and her movie The Beaver.
Author: National Alliance on Mental Illness
Publish Date: 2011-02-09 - Updated: 2022-06-09
Inspiring documentary showcases a unique band with disabilities and their journey to show the world the greatness within them.
Author: Goodwill Industries International
Publish Date: 2011-02-01
The years top dvd movie rental titles listed by category based on video rentals occurring in 2010.
Publish Date: 2010-12-28
New directory to connect viewers to The Internet Archive classic TV collection of digital media online.
Publish Date: 2010-12-16
ARGYLEtv.com is an online Internet TV provider website where people can watch free Internet television programs.
Publish Date: 2010-11-17
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 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.
Author: Suffolk Y JCC
Publish Date: 2010-10-20
Suzanne Somers brings her BREAKTHROUGH tour on aging and wellness to American cinema audience.
Author: Cinema Events, LLC
Publish Date: 2010-10-12
New Abilities TV a subsidiary of Peoples Network, Inc. has applied for Station Presence on DISH TV.
Author: New Abilities TV
Publish Date: 2010-10-03
AAPD Applauds U.S. Congress for Passing New Accessibility Law for People with Disabilities.
Author: American Association of People With Disabilities
Publish Date: 2010-09-29 - Updated: 2018-09-06
The Florence Henderson Show captures and relives some of Florences most memorable moments.
Author: Retirement Living TV
Publish Date: 2010-09-28
Live Disability Webcasts on BlogTalkRadio to educate the public on the complexities of obtaining Social Security Disability Benefits.
Author: Markhoff & Mittman, PC
Publish Date: 2010-09-14
TV Land New Reality Series Forever Young from Katalyst and 3 Ball Productions.
Author: TV Land
Publish Date: 2010-08-13 - Updated: 2010-08-12
TV show answers questions and shares personal stories with individuals living with autism.
Author: Little City Foundation
Publish Date: 2010-07-21
Alleged rigged votes for Your OWN Show contestants resulting in Oprah hates disabled people blog posts circulating the Internet.
Author: William Sykes
Publish Date: 2010-07-10 - Updated: 2019-05-03
DIG Coaching Practice presents Attention Talk Radio with host and attention coach Jeff Copper.
Author: Dig Coaching Practice LLC
Publish Date: 2010-06-30 - Updated: 2019-05-20
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+.
Author: Retirement Living TV
Publish Date: 2010-06-10 - Updated: 2019-11-09
Broadcasting on a new station and time CRIS features programming specific to veterans senior citizens and people who are disabled.
Author: The Chicago Lighthouse
Publish Date: 2010-06-04
New Way RA focuses on practical tips and advice for daily living with rheumatoid arthritis.
Author: New Way RA
Publish Date: 2010-05-17
Doctor Radio brings together doctors experts and parents to explore autism spectrum disorders from medical social and practical perspectives.
Author: SIRIUS XM Radio
Publish Date: 2010-04-23 - Updated: 2010-04-24
A look at what is required for receiving digital TV transmissions and HDTV including cheap set top box options for existing televisions.
Author: Disabled World
Publish Date: 2010-03-29 - Updated: 2019-03-29
Disabled World is seeking interested persons for creating Disabled World Live an online radio station broadcasting live disability news and current affairs.
Author: Disabled World Live
Publish Date: 2010-02-01 - Updated: 2010-04-23
Radio Bug presents music resources and subjects of interest to persons with disabilities and non-disabled persons through Internet broadcasting.
Author: Disabled World
Publish Date: 2009-05-21 - Updated: 2010-07-09
Ringler Radio has released its latest production - People with Disabilities under the Obama Administration announced company President and CEO Robert J. Blattenberg.
Author: Ringler Radio
Publish Date: 2009-03-10 - Updated: 2010-07-05
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