"Young people [with disabilities] are powerful, and they can have anything that they can decide to work hard for."
"We underestimate the power of role models. Just one great accurate representation can spark a thousand others."
The Creators of “This Close” Talk About Creating Opportunities for Deaf People in Front of and Behind The Camera
The show's stars, writers and executive producers discuss creating opportunities for deaf talent on their series both on and off-screen.
"Many of us have embraced our disabilities."
Meet the reality star, business owner, designer, and advocate who's smashing barriers for people with Down Syndrome.
Executive produced by Marlee Matlin and the team behind "Born This Way," this A&E documentary special follows three predominantly deaf families as they raise their children in a hearing world.
Performers with disabilities have raised their voices to address the dearth of roles for disabled people in Hollywood.
One of Hollywood's vocal advocates for disability inclusion speaks out about disability representation in the industry.
"I saw these actors as messengers, and I felt an innate desire to be one of those messengers."