Freaks (1932)

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https://vimeo.com/6457633 An Amazing film about disability made in 1932 that my current house guest introduced to me today called Freaks (1936). Sound is poor but well worth watching! Sadly, I think most misunderstand this American horror movie. Majority of the actors have disabilities and I believe it was band when it came out as it was so confronting.

(Sex)abled: Disability Uncensored

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http://youtu.be/qA020ShNQr8 Published on Aug 7, 2013 (SEX)ABLED: DISABILITY UNCENSORED - celebrates people with disabilities as sexual beings. This 15-minutedocumentary increases visibility for an often ignored population by addressing stereotypes that hinder sexual growth. Viewers are introduced to a community of sexually active disabled people. Community members expose the truth by pulling back the curtain to their sexual lives. (Sex)abled reveals that everyBODY is capable of being sexual. The documentary features participants of the discussion panel sponsored by University of California Berkeley's Disabled Students Union called "Are Cripples Screwed?" The panel is conducted several times a year and addresses issues surrounding sex, romance and intimacy that people of all bodies can relate to.

Teach me About Cerebral Palsy: A Day in the Life with Ryan

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A video explaining Cerebral Palsy. It includes life developmental span (for all you OTs), AAC, Tobii eye gaze communication system. Ryan is 20 years old has plenty dreams and goals for his life.

Scarlet Road Documentary

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"Scarlet Road follows the extraordinary work of Australian sex worker, Rachel Wotton. Impassioned about freedom of sexual expression and the rights of sex workers, she specializes in a long over-looked clientele – people with disability." This documentary definitely shifted my beliefs and views of sex workers and the need for sexual expression of people with disabilities. It was one of main catalysts which assisted me to decide on the topic of my PhD.