VideoGuide to (dis)Ability Awareness
By Richard Lambert
The Idea Bank
This video offers an outstanding orientation to the human side of the Americans with Disabilities Act, for staff training and public education. It deals with ways to be comfortable in activities with people who are disabled, to interact effectively with people who have communications disabilities such as blindness or hearing loss, and to identify and remove unintentional barriers in your organization.
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Order No. QA-106
"Highly Recommended. An excellent program for increasing staff awareness. Editor's Choice." Video Librarian
Awards & Conference Screenings
CINE Golden Eagle
Freddie Award, Intl. Health & Medical Film Festival
Left In Baghdad: After being discharged from Walter Reed Army Medical Center, a happy-go-lucky American soldier returns with his wife and daughter to their home in Kentucky.
Serving Crime Victims with Disabilities: These two videos focus on meeting the needs of people with physical and developmental disabilities who have been victims of crime. Note: Audio-described as well as captioned.
Business as Usual: An international look at people with disabilities who have created successful businesses which provide employment, income, and self-reliance for themselves and others.
Luckey: From trying to re-spark his romantic life with his wife Ettie to keeping his work going with his son Spencer, Tom Luckey wrestles with his new condition as a paralyzed person.
Our Own Best Advocates: Encourages breast self-examination for women with disabilities, using whatever arm and hand mobility they have, or working with family, partners, or personal care assistants.
Not Just Surviving: Four women who have been living with Spinal Cord Injury for as long as 30 years discuss topics that include rehabilitation, healthcare, sexuality, parenting, menopause, and how to live day-to-day with hope.
Kiss My Wheels: Through an exhilarating season of training and competition, the members of a junior wheelchair basketball team deal with difficult issues, from gender conflicts to injury, illness, and thoughts of death.