Issues on Media Images and Portrayals

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Media Images and Portrayals Issues

The disability community lacks access to participate in various forms of media, including film, television, web-based media, comics, and gaming as both potential employees and customers. Disabled actors are given little opportunity to audition for any roles, let alone disabled ones, and disabled crew members, including writers and directors, are seldom given the opportunity to work in the industry. Some of this is due to stigma (continue reading . . .)

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Despite recent calls for improved and increased displays of diversity and representation in the media, and the viral hash tag campaign #OscarsSoWhite table, Disabled Americans are still being excluded from the Hollywood inclusion movement. 

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