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Disability & Inclusion Resources

Podcasts

The Accessible Stall with Kyle Khachadurian and Emily Ladau
The Accessible Stall is a disability podcast that keeps it real about issues within the disability community. Because we each have different disabilities and mobility levels, we approach everything we talk about with two unique viewpoints, offering our listeners a fresh insight into how differences in disability can color your experiences and perspectives. And we never shy away from offering our honest opinion. Even if they go against the grain of the disability community at large, we always speak our minds.
Pushing Limits
A half-hour radio show providing critical coverage of disability issues and bringing the insight of the grassroots disability movement to the general public. Pushing Limits advances the voices of people who live with disabilities. It is produced by a collective of media makers and activists who themselves live with disability
Stuff you Missed in History Class: “Deaf President Now”
In 1988, the appointment of a hearing president at Gallaudet University sparked a protest that changed the course of both the school and deaf culture in America.

Video/Film

Crip Camp Conversations
A series of conversations with disability rights activists and the creators of the new Netflix film Crip Camp.
Including Samuel
Before his son Samuel was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, photojournalist Dan Habib rarely thought about the inclusion of people with disabilities. Now he thinks about inclusion every day.
Neurotypical: A Term used to Describe Non-Autistics by Autistics by Adam Larsen
Neurotypical is a rare film among documentaries about autism. It relates the experiences of this neurological condition from the point of view of autistics themselves. Via the worlds of 4-year-old Violet, teenager Nicholas and middle-aged wife and mother Paula, along with provocative interviews with other autistics, the film recounts the challenges they face living among “normal” people–whom many of them call “neurotypicals.”

Web Resources

ADA 30th Anniversary Toolkit
Resources to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of President H.W. Bush’s signing on the ADA act into law
Disability Visibility Project
The Disability Visibility Project is an online community dedicated to creating, sharing, and amplifying disability media and culture.

Suggestions

We welcome suggestions to these resource lists.