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    Luca’s Casual Inclusion of Disability Creates a More Inclusive and Accepting Society

    Los Angeles, June 24 – Disney/Pixar’s newest film Luca has tackled several areas of inclusion – including one often not highlighted – disability. This film features characters who are sea monsters including Luca (Jacob Tremblay) and Alberto (Jack Dylan Grazer) who travel to land and meet a new human friend Giulia (Emily Berman). When Luca [click to continue…]
    The post Luca’s Casual Inclusion of Disability Creates a More Inclusive and Accepting Society appeared first on Respect Ability.

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    Cheryl L. Bedford, Founder of Women of Color Unite, Ignites a Spark to Uplift All

    Los Angeles, CA, June 24 – “You help the most marginalized person, everybody else rises,” Cheryl L. Bedford told the 30 emerging and mid-career creatives participating in RespectAbility’s Lab for Entertainment Professionals with Disabilities, which kicked off the first session of its third round this Tuesday. Bedford who returned as a keynote speaker after rave [click to continue…]
    The post Cheryl L. Bedford, Founder of Women of Color Unite, Ignites a Spark to Uplift All appeared first on Respect Ability.

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    Alumni of RespectAbility’s Summer Lab for Entertainment Professionals Welcome Incoming 2021 Cohort With Advice and Conversation Around Inclusive Casting and Development

    Los Angeles, June 24 – The first day of this year’s Entertainment Lab for Professionals with Disabilities introduced the Summer 2021 cohort to a group of successful Lab alumni who have used the program to springboard into their entertainment careers prioritizing disability inclusion. Two of these individuals include Ava Rigelhaupt, a 2020 Lab alumna who [click to continue…]
    The post Alumni of RespectAbility’s Summer Lab for Entertainment Professionals Welcome Incoming 2021 Cohort With Advice and Conversation Around Inclusive Casting and Development appeared first on Respect Ability.

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    Benefits and Work asking for help

    A leading barrister has told Benefits and Work that the way the LEAP review has been carried out may be unlawful and that there is a significant public interest in bringing an action against the DWP to establish if that is the case. In order to prevent many tens of thousands of claimants from losing… Continue Reading Benefits and Work asking for help
    The post Benefits and Work asking for help appeared first on DPAC.

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    Meet Skylar and Maddy

    The post Meet Skylar and Maddy appeared first on Best Buddies International.

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    2021 NCIL Youth Scholarship Applications Now Open!

    NCIL is proud to announce the 2021 Youth Scholarship Fund. For the seventh year in a row, we will be offering scholarships to our Annual Conference for youth with disabilities ages 18 – 26 who may otherwise be unable to afford the cost of attendance. Since NCIL’s 2021 conference will be virtual, we are only […]

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    TDC – UNSTOPPABLE TRACY interviews Brant Arts IDA Pharmacy & talk Mobility

    (…more) Originally published as TDC – UNSTOPPABLE TRACY interviews Brant Arts IDA Pharmacy & talk Mobility at The Disability Channel

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    “We can move forward together” – Chris’ Story

    (…more) Originally published as “We can move forward together” – Chris’ Story at Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)

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    “Teamwork makes a dream work” – Chris’ Story

    (…more) Originally published as “Teamwork makes a dream work” – Chris’ Story at Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)

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    “I trusted the people administering the vaccine” – Chris’ Story

    (…more) Originally published as “I trusted the people administering the vaccine” – Chris’ Story at Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)

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    “I couldn’t find much information that pertained to me” – Chris’ Story

    (…more) Originally published as “I couldn’t find much information that pertained to me” – Chris’ Story at Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)

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    “I just started to get stir crazy” – Chris’ Story

    (…more) Originally published as “I just started to get stir crazy” – Chris’ Story at Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)