Disability In Hollywood: The Road Traveled And The Road Ahead

By Josh Wilson, Forbes

Hollywood plays a massive part in shaping our understanding of different groups and helps us gain insight into worlds and cultures we may never have been able to on our own. The movies and TV series that flood our screens are more than just entertainment; they’re education. But with great power and influence comes great responsibility as there’s always the danger of misrepresentation. Continue reading Disability In Hollywood: The Road Traveled And The Road Ahead

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Tommy Hilfiger’s adaptive clothing line offers more choices for people with MS and other disabilities

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For people with multiple sclerosis (MS) and other disabilities, getting dressed can be challenging. Navigating buttons or zippers can feel difficult or even some fabrics feel uncomfortable. A lot of adaptive clothing — garments designed to be functional for people with disabilities — focuses heavily on the function. Tommy Hilfiger hoped to change that by offering a line that’s functional but looks as fashionable as his other clothing lines. Continue reading Tommy Hilfiger’s adaptive clothing line offers more choices for people with MS and other disabilities

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The latest video game controller isn’t plastic. It’s your face.

By Amanda Florian, The Washington Post

Over decades, input devices in the video game industry have evolved from simple joysticks to sophisticated controllers that emit haptic feedback. But with Enabled Play, a new piece of assistive tech created by self-taught developer Alex Dunn, users are embracing a different kind of input: facial expressions. Continue reading The latest video game controller isn’t plastic. It’s your face.

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Meet Jonny Huntington – the man set to be the first to solo the South Pole with a significant disability

By Oli Ballard, Business Leader

In November 2023 Jonny will embark on a journey to the South Pole from the continental shelf of Antartica, a distance of over 900km. He is doing this alone and will become the first ever disabled person to solo the South Pole. Continue reading Meet Jonny Huntington – the man set to be the first to solo the South Pole with a significant disability

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