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Relative Invisibility Makes For Uphill Battle To Get Covid Vaccines For Americans With IDD
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(District of Columbia: NewsHour Productions, 2021), 8 mins
People with intellectual and developmental disabilities like Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy and Autism often have underlying health conditions that make them more susceptible to COVID-19. Plus, many receive care in group living facilities, putting them at further risk. But despite the elevated risks for those with...
(District of Columbia: NewsHour Productions, 2021), 8 mins
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Being Heumann: An Unreprentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist
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written by Kristen Joiner and Judith Ellen Heumann, 1947- (Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 2020), 234 page(s)
One of the most influential disability rights activists in US history tells her personal story of fighting for the right to receive an education, have a job, and just be human.A story of fighting to belong in a world that wasn’t built for all of us and of one woman’s activism—from the streets of Brooklyn and...
written by Kristen Joiner and Judith Ellen Heumann, 1947- (Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 2020), 234 page(s)
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African Disability Rights Yearbook, Vol. 7 - 2019
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edited by Nkatha Murungi, Serges Djoyou Kamga, Heléne Combrinck, Ilze Grobbelaar-du Plessis and Charles Ngwena (Pretoria, Gauteng: Pretoria University Law Press, 2019), 286 page(s)
The African Disability Rights Yearbook aims to advance disability scholarship. Coming in the wake of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, it is the first peer-reviewed journal to focus exclusively on disability as human rights on the African continent. It provides an annual for...
edited by Nkatha Murungi, Serges Djoyou Kamga, Heléne Combrinck, Ilze Grobbelaar-du Plessis and Charles Ngwena (Pretoria, Gauteng: Pretoria University Law Press, 2019), 286 page(s)
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[Front Matter]
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edited by Simon Jarrett, fl. 2012 and Jan Walmsley, fl. 1985; in Intellectual Disability In The Twentieth Century (Bristol, England: University of Bristol. Policy Press, 2019), 1-28
With contributions from distinguished authors in 14 countries across 5 continents, this book provides a unique transnational perspective on intellectual disability in the twentieth century. Each chapter outlines different policies and practices, and details real-life accounts from those living with intellectual di...
edited by Simon Jarrett, fl. 2012 and Jan Walmsley, fl. 1985; in Intellectual Disability In The Twentieth Century (Bristol, England: University of Bristol. Policy Press, 2019), 1-28
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African Disability Rights Yearbook, Vol. 6 - 2018
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edited by Nkatha Murungi, Serges Djoyou Kamga, Heléne Combrinck, Ilze Grobbelaar-du Plessis and Charles Ngwena (Pretoria, Gauteng: Pretoria University Law Press, 2018), 293 page(s)
The African Disability Rights Yearbook aims to advance disability scholarship. Coming in the wake of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, it is the first peer-reviewed journal to focus exclusively on disability as human rights on the African continent. It provides an annual for...
edited by Nkatha Murungi, Serges Djoyou Kamga, Heléne Combrinck, Ilze Grobbelaar-du Plessis and Charles Ngwena (Pretoria, Gauteng: Pretoria University Law Press, 2018), 293 page(s)
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African Disability Rights Yearbook, Volume 1 - 2013
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edited by Serges Djoyou Kamga, Heléne Combrinck, Ilze Grobbelaar-du Plessis and Charles Ngwena (Pretoria, Gauteng: Pretoria University Law Press, 2018), 395 page(s)
The African Disability Rights Yearbook breaks new ground in disability scholarship. Coming in the wake of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, it is the first peer-reviewed journal to focus exclusively on disability as human rights on the African continent. It provides an annua...
edited by Serges Djoyou Kamga, Heléne Combrinck, Ilze Grobbelaar-du Plessis and Charles Ngwena (Pretoria, Gauteng: Pretoria University Law Press, 2018), 395 page(s)
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Founder, He's On Wheels
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produced by CandidCareer.com (Maryland (U.S.): CandidCareer.com, 2018), 3 mins
Justin is a motivational speaker and the founder of He's On Wheels, his personal advocacy website.
produced by CandidCareer.com (Maryland (U.S.): CandidCareer.com, 2018), 3 mins
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The Good Death
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directed by Tomas Krupa, fl. 2012; produced by Tomas Krupa, fl. 2012 (Film Platform, 2018), 53 mins
Janette is terminally ill and wants to die in a dignified way. Muscular dystrophy, the illness that Janette suffers from, has affected her family for generations. Janette's mother was wheelchair bound for decades, a prisoner in her own body. Janette refuses to wait for death in unbearable pain and opts for physici...
directed by Tomas Krupa, fl. 2012; produced by Tomas Krupa, fl. 2012 (Film Platform, 2018), 53 mins
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Great Big Story, Feels on Wheels
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produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2018), 3 mins

One Halloween, Ryan Weimer’s then-3-year-old son wanted to dress up as a pirate. But his son, who has spinal muscular atrophy, is restricted to a wheelchair. So Ryan fashioned a homemade costume that incorporated the wheelchair as a pirate ship, and his son absolutely loved it. From that idea was born Magic Whee...

produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2018), 3 mins
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The Limits of My World
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directed by Heather Cassano, fl. 2013; produced by Heather Cassano, fl. 2013, Cassano Visuals (Pottstown, PA: Music Video Distributors, 2019), 1 hour 10 mins
The Limits of My World follows a nonverbal young man's transition from the school system into adulthood. Brian has autism and faces the daily challenges of adjusting to his new life. Filmed from the intimate perspective of his older sister Heather, this documentary seeks to understand Brian's personality beneath h...
directed by Heather Cassano, fl. 2013; produced by Heather Cassano, fl. 2013, Cassano Visuals (Pottstown, PA: Music Video Distributors, 2019), 1 hour 10 mins
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