TV channels are publishing guidelines declaring the number of disabled characters they will put on screen, but are there enough disabled actors out there to play the parts?
Like many girls, she dreamed of becoming a pop star and a model, but the door was closed to her. Her body type was rarely seen in the media.
Here’s an interesting story that I just stumbled across. To quote the article directly, “An experimental drug that helps people who have Fragile X syndrome is raising hopes of a treatment for autism. The drug, called arbaclofen, made people with Fragile X less likely to avoid social interactions, according to a study in Science Translational Medicine. Researchers suspect it might do the same for people with autism.”...
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Sir Roger Moore advocates for the rights of children with disabilities.
“Not Acceptable” is a powerful and compelling 30 second television PSA to end the use of the R-word.