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Daily Watch, Printing Limbs
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produced by The Economist, in Daily Watch (London, England: The Economist, 2018), 5 mins
3D-printed prosthetic limbs are being tested by Médecins Sans Frontières to help people who have lost limbs in the war in Syria. The new technology is cheaper and faster than conventional methods and could revolutionise treatment of amputees around the world.
produced by The Economist, in Daily Watch (London, England: The Economist, 2018), 5 mins
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No Limits
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directed by John Zaritsky; produced by Bill Spahic, fl. 2016 and Anne Pick, Real to Reel Productions (London, England: Sideways Film, 2016), 1 hour 19 mins
Shot over 25 years, No Limits is a ‘7 Up’ inspired long form narrative documentary that follows the lives of our disabled protagonists – Thalidomide victims – over the course of decades, and reveals how changes in societies attitudes to disability have affected them. It is also a scathing investigation int...
directed by John Zaritsky; produced by Bill Spahic, fl. 2016 and Anne Pick, Real to Reel Productions (London, England: Sideways Film, 2016), 1 hour 19 mins
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The Historical Uncanny: Disability, Ethnicity, and the Politics of Holocaust Memory
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written by Susanne C. Knittel, fl. 2006 (New York, NY: Fordham University Press, 2015, originally published 2015), 364 page(s)
The Historical Uncanny explores how certain memories become inscribed into the heritage of a country or region while others are suppressed or forgotten. In response to the erasure of historical memories that discomfit a public's self-understanding, this book proposes the historical uncanny as that which resists re...
written by Susanne C. Knittel, fl. 2006 (New York, NY: Fordham University Press, 2015, originally published 2015), 364 page(s)
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Polio Wars: Sister Kenny and the Golden Age of American Medicine
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written by Naomi Rogers, 1958- (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2014, originally published 2014), 489 page(s)
During World War II, polio epidemics in the United States were viewed as the country's 'other war at home': they could be neither predicted nor contained, and paralyzed patients faced disability in a world unfriendly to the disabled. These realities were exacerbated by the medical community's enforced orthodoxy in...
written by Naomi Rogers, 1958- (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2014, originally published 2014), 489 page(s)
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Panorama, To Walk Again: A Medical Miracle
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directed by Alison Priestley, fl. 2009-2016; produced by Alison Priestley, fl. 2009-2016, in Panorama (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 52 mins
In a world exclusive, Panorama tells the story of a paralysed man who is able to walk again after a pioneering transplant using the regenerative cells that repair and renew our sense of smell.
directed by Alison Priestley, fl. 2009-2016; produced by Alison Priestley, fl. 2009-2016, in Panorama (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 52 mins
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Ariel
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directed by Laura Bari, fl. 2013; produced by Laura Bari, fl. 2013 and Sarah Spring, fl. 2013, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2013), 1 hour 35 mins
This feature documentary profiles the psychological and physical journeys of Ariel, an Argentinian man whose legs were shredded by an industrial dough mixer when he was just 33 years old. After the accident, Ariel began to rediscover the meaning of freedom: to rebuild his broken identity, keep his family together...
directed by Laura Bari, fl. 2013; produced by Laura Bari, fl. 2013 and Sarah Spring, fl. 2013, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2013), 1 hour 35 mins
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8. The Twentieth Century: Military, Biomedical, and Personal Perspectives
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written by Sara Newman, fl. 2013; in Writing Disability: A Critical History, Disability in Society (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2013, originally published 2013), 165-186
What accounts for the differing ways that individuals and cultures have tried to make sense of mental and physical disabilities? Can we see a pattern of change over time? Sara Newman examines personal narratives across a broad sweep of history—from ancient Greece to the present day—to reveal the interplay of d...
written by Sara Newman, fl. 2013; in Writing Disability: A Critical History, Disability in Society (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2013, originally published 2013), 165-186
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A Dose for Dominic
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directed by Ruth Gregory, fl. 2008; produced by Daniel Berman, fl. 2013 and Luke Ware, fl. 2012, Sproutflix (New York, NY: Sproutflix, 2013), 7 mins
After struggling with many treatment options, a family in Seattle decides to give their five-year-old son, Dominic, medical cannabis to lessen the violent effects brought on by his severe autism.
directed by Ruth Gregory, fl. 2008; produced by Daniel Berman, fl. 2013 and Luke Ware, fl. 2012, Sproutflix (New York, NY: Sproutflix, 2013), 7 mins
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No Limits, Season 13, Episode 12, Transport
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directed by Riyana Kasmawan, fl. 2012-2016; produced by Elvira Alic, fl. 2003, Disability Media Australia, in No Limits, Season 13, Episode 12 (Melbourne, Victoria: Disability Media Australia, 2013), 27 mins
This 2013 episode of No Limits, directed by Riyana Kasmawan, is about transportation for people with disabilities.
directed by Riyana Kasmawan, fl. 2012-2016; produced by Elvira Alic, fl. 2003, Disability Media Australia, in No Limits, Season 13, Episode 12 (Melbourne, Victoria: Disability Media Australia, 2013), 27 mins
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16: DISABLED PEOPLE, WORK AND EMPLOYMENT: A global perspective
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written by Alan Roulstone, 1962-; in Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies (London, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2012, originally published 2012), 227-240
The Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies takes a multidisciplinary approach to disability and provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of the main issues in the field around the world today. Adopting an international perspective and consisting entirely of newly commissioned chapters arranged thematica...
written by Alan Roulstone, 1962-; in Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies (London, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2012, originally published 2012), 227-240
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