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NDEAM Entertainment Media Summit: The Birth of Unstoppable: How an Idea is Leading to Inclusive Programming and Advancing Film Festival Accessibility with Juliet Romeo

By Eric Ascher / 2021-10-21
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Juliet Romeo

Film festivals can be a great place for filmmakers to share their work with live audiences and network

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NDEAM Entertainment Media Summit: Getting a Job in a Writers’ Room with Marc Muszynski and Diana Romero

By Eric Ascher / 2021-10-21
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NDEAM Entertainment Media Summit: A Focus on the Future

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New Survey: What Do Disabled U.S. Audiences Think Of Representation On Screen?

By Eric Ascher / 2021-10-20
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Learn about new research from UCLA Center for Scholars & Storytellers. Explore the results of a new nationwide survey. What do disabled U.S. audiences think of representation on screen?

Speakers Amanda Aguero, Production Assistant, 2nd Assistant Director, Script Supervisor, Stunt Woman and Actress; Alumna of 2021 RespectAbility Entertainment

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Lessons Learned from Kennedy Krieger Institute: Neurodiversity, Collaboration and Transition Success for Youth with Disabilities

By Eric Ascher / 2021-10-20
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Neurodiversity, system collaborations and transition services for youth with disabilities are some of the most cutting-edge topics in the wider world of disability employment. Fostering cooperation between different programs is critical for achieving transformative results for people with significant barriers to employment.

The Neurodiversity at Work programs at the

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NDEAM Entertainment Media Summit: Ensuring Inclusion and Allyship for Actors with Disabilities with Kurt Yaeger, Netflix’s Another Life

By Eric Ascher / 2021-10-19
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Kurt Yaeger

Join actor and RespectAbility Lab alumni Kurt Yaeger as he discusses how creators, showrunners, and industry executives can ensure

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NDEAM Entertainment Media Summit: What is a Production Accessibility Coordinator, Why Do You Need One, and How to Become One?

By Eric Ascher / 2021-10-19
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Kiah Amara

As we push for more authentic representation for disabled people on-screen, it’s important to push for more accessible sets and working

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NDEAM Entertainment Media Summit: Fireside Chat with Actor James Caverly and ASL Consultant Douglas Ridloff of Hulu’s Only Murders in the Building

By Eric Ascher / 2021-10-12
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NDEAM Entertainment Media Summit: A Focus on the Future

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NDEAM Entertainment Media Summit: Intentional Goal Setting with Lesley Hennen

By Eric Ascher / 2021-10-12
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Lesley Hennen

As disabled creatives, the process of balancing professional and personal goals while also keeping up with the many

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NDEAM Entertainment Media Summit: Disabled Black Girl Magic

By Eric Ascher / 2021-10-07
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NDEAM Entertainment Media Summit: A Focus on the Future

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NDEAM Entertainment Media Summit Opening Session: Best Practices for Disability Inclusion

By Eric Ascher / 2021-10-05
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NDEAM Entertainment Media Summit: A Focus on the Future

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