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by Trevin Matcek
In the near future, an injured soldier returns home with advanced prosthetics to replace an arm and leg lost in combat and must reconnect with family.
by Don King and Julianne Yamamoto King
Through one family's struggle to save their child, Beautiful Son explores the complex and sometimes controversial world of autism.
by Alice Elliott
Two determined women become advocates for all people with disabilities, and begin a grand experiment in living independent lives.
by Jim Granato
Refusing to let a failing kidney deter him, indie rock drummer Pat Spurgeon goes on tour with his band while searching for a donor and administering his own dialysis.
by Judy Lieff
Aneta Brodski, a deaf teen living in New York City, discovers the power of American Sign Language poetry. As she prepares to be one of the first deaf poets to compete in a spoken-word slam, her journey leads to an unexpected collaboration.
by Keith Maitland
How do you see yourself, when you can’t see at all? Follow four visually impaired teenagers in Texas as they face the usual challenges of adolescence while simultaneously learning to navigate a world designed for the sighted.
by Jamie Stobie, Janet Cole, and Sharon Wood
For the 54 million Americans with disabilities, modern technology offers unprecedented possibilities in the face of conflicting social policies and lingering discrimination.
POV, True Stories
by William C. Rogers
Fernald State School, America’s first institution for individuals with developmental disabilities, was founded in Massachusetts in 1848 and still operates today. It stands as a powerful case study of an endeavor in which the best of intentions go awry.
by Michel Orion Scott
When their son is diagnosed with autism, one Texas couple seeks the best medical treatment. Nothing works — until they discover their son’s connection to horses, and take a spiritual journey to Mongolia on an epic quest for healing.
by Walter Brock
An unflinching portrait of a disabled man who is pushing for independence and an equal slice of the American pie.