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written by Jose Alaniz, fl. 2003; in Death, Disability, and the Superhero: The Silver Age and Beyond (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2104), 1-15
The Thing. Daredevil. Captain Marvel. The Human Fly. Drawing on DC and Marvel comics from the 1950s to the 1990s and marshaling insights from three burgeoning fields of inquiry in the humanities--disability studies, death and dying studies, and comics studies--José Alaniz seeks to redefine the contemporary unders...
written by Jose Alaniz, fl. 2003; in Death, Disability, and the Superhero: The Silver Age and Beyond (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2104), 1-15
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in Did you know? (Chicago, IL: Encyclopedia Britannica, 2021), 2 mins
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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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Champions
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directed by Helgi Piccinin, fl. 2012; produced by Philippe Miquel, fl. 2016 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose SAS, 2020), 1 hour 34 mins
Stéphane is autistic, Audrey is dyslexic. Both of them are middle-distance runners and both are qualified for the Special Olympics World Games. From preparation in Canada to the finals in Dubai, they take us through their sporting and emotional epic. Determined to become world champions, they demonstrate through...
directed by Helgi Piccinin, fl. 2012; produced by Philippe Miquel, fl. 2016 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose SAS, 2020), 1 hour 34 mins
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The Greatest Bond
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directed by Lindy Lee, fl. 2010; produced by Matt Johnson, fl. 1999 and Robert Uncles, fl. 2006 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 54 mins
An inspirational and heartwarming one-hour documentary, highlighting the journey of disabled veterans whose lives are transformed through the unconditional love of service dogs that have been expertly trained by female prison inmates.
directed by Lindy Lee, fl. 2010; produced by Matt Johnson, fl. 1999 and Robert Uncles, fl. 2006 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 54 mins
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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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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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Once Upon a Boy
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directed by Uri Levi, fl. 2019; produced by Uri Levi, fl. 2019, OYO Films (Film Platform, 2019), 1 hour 6 mins
Ron is intelligent, charming and full of life, but every day, his movements are increasingly limited by cerebral palsy. This, while he watches his twin run and play soccer with their brother. The film follows this remarkable family’s struggles as the parents do everything in their power to raise three children w...
directed by Uri Levi, fl. 2019; produced by Uri Levi, fl. 2019, OYO Films (Film Platform, 2019), 1 hour 6 mins
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One Day That Changed My Life, Season 2, Episode 1
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directed by Tom Dalzell, fl. 2009, Jimmy Dallas, fl. 2017 and Meyrick Cook, fl. 2009; produced by Tom Dalzell, fl. 2009, Jimmy Dallas, fl. 2017 and Meyrick Cook, fl. 2009, Flicker Productions, in One Day That Changed My Life (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 47 mins
After developing multiple sclerosis, ex-railway worker Simon finds out if man's best friend can help restore his independence. Entrepreneurs Charlotte and Kim risk their business in a bid to launch their new product, and seven-year-old Alice, who suffers from a rare condition, finds out if she qualifies for a made...
directed by Tom Dalzell, fl. 2009, Jimmy Dallas, fl. 2017 and Meyrick Cook, fl. 2009; produced by Tom Dalzell, fl. 2009, Jimmy Dallas, fl. 2017 and Meyrick Cook, fl. 2009, Flicker Productions, in One Day That Changed My Life (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 47 mins
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