Adaptive Gaming Expo 2024

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An event by Access to Independence The Adaptive Gaming Expo is an exciting new free video gaming event celebrating diversity and inclusivity! Empowering gamers of all abilities and showcasing the latest adaptive gaming tech. A perfect space to connect with fellow gamers and enhance your gaming experience! Keynote speakers, adaptive technology showcase, accessible gaming ... Read more

The Great Cosmic Hoax — a Short Film by Eileen Grubba

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If Eileen Grubba’s name isn’t familiar, there’s a reason. She’s built a strong television career playing edgy characters in shows like Game of Silence, Sons of Anarchy, The Mentalist and HBO’s Hung, plus others. Her thespian roots stretch back to Atlanta and New York, where she acted in musicals, plays, commercials and independent films. ... Read more

New Film Makers Los Angeles – InFocus Disabilities

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New Filmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) hosts its April Monthly Film Festival, which features its annual InFocus: Disabilities program, along with April Shorts and a double block of mid-length documentary features, Rachel Epstein’s The Anarchist Lunch and Hidde de Vries’ Hunting Jack.  Day begins with April Shorts, a collection of comedy, drama and documentary short films ... Read more

The Woke Left has Taken Away People in Wheelchairs Hiding Their Legs Under a Raggedy Blanket

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America used to be a place of freedom. A place where you could call an adult man “stumpy Stewie” because he lost his hand in a factory accident. And a place where you could send neurodivergent women to the hysteria ward just for funsies. Wheelchair users back then had the decency to cover up ... Read more

“Medicine Man: The Stan Brock Story” Bigger than Life Hero, on the Big Screen

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Medicine Man follows the incredible journey of British-born Amazonian cowboy turned American TV star, Stan Brock, as he sacrifices everything for his life-changing mission to bring free healthcare to people in need. The film, director Paul Angell, also explores the vital work of Remote Area Medical (RAM), a volunteer-led organization founded by Brock, that provides free ... Read more

Gary Sinise — Grateful American: A Journey from Self to Service

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You know him as Lieutenant Dan, the surly commanding officer and later shrimp boat partner of Forrest Gump. No matter what role he plays, award-winning actor Gary Sinise conveys a powerful, searing presence on screen, TV, and the stage. An Illinois-native, he’s the co-founder of the famed Steppenwolf Theater Company and has starred in ... Read more

Michelle Mary Schaefer

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In her diverse roles as actress, writer, director, producer, ASL consultant, and intimacy coordinator, Michelle Mary Schaefer is committed to moving forward. After growing up Deaf in a hearing-centric world, navigating through challenging education and life experiences, Schaefer continues to be her authentic self. Using her many talents, Schaefer works tirelessly on her craft ... Read more

AT&T & Gallaudet University Make Football More Inclusive with First 5G-Connected Helmet 

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From inventing the modern-day huddle in 1894 to serving as the global leader in education for deaf and hard of hearing students today, Gallaudet University has long been a pioneer for innovation. Deaf and hard of hearing athletes have a long history of breaking barriers and proving their innovation and talent on the field.  ... Read more

International Day of Sign Language

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International Day of Sign Languages is celebrated on Sept. 23rd. 300 different sign languages are used by 70 million Deaf/deaf people in the world. The following highlights one language. Ausian A natural language, not an invented one Auslan was not invented by any single person, hearing or deaf. Any language, whether spoken or signed, grows ... Read more