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Should we build new institutions?

Research indicates that people with disabilities have better outcomes when they have supports to live in the community rather than living in institutions, however, initiatives to create new institutional lving settings are being proposed in many U.S. communities. This video considers whether that is a good idea. It is adapted from the white paper "Community Living and Participation for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: What the Research Tells Us," from the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) and the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD).

  • Topics: Community Inclusion, Community Supports, Disability Rights, Housing, Independent Living, Autism, Intellectual Disability
  • Duration: 5 min
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October 2017 71 Community Inclusion, Community Supports, Disability Rights, Housing, Independent Living, Autism, Intellectual Disability

Unconscious Biases: Shattering Assumptions and Surprising Ourselves

Learn about unconscious biases about people with disabilities and their ability to work in the competitive workplace and how to challenge assumptions.

  • Topics: Career Development, Community Inclusion, Disability Awareness, High Expectations, Employment
  • Duration: 5 min
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October 2017 257 Career Development, Community Inclusion, Disability Awareness, High Expectations, Employment

Jesse's Story: A Person-Centered Life

Jesse and the Oftsie family share their experience forging a life grounded in self-direction and person-centered thinking.

  • Topics: Celebrating Differences, High Expectations, Inclusion
  • Duration: 11 min
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October 2016 460 Celebrating Differences, High Expectations, Inclusion

The Power of International Travel

Haben Girma is a DeafBlind, first-generation African-American, and reflects about her first international experience. She says she wouldn't be the same person she is today if she didn't volunteer abroad as a teenager.

  • Topics: High Expectations, Inclusion, Postsecondary Education, Transition Planning, Self-Determination, Vision Disability, International Study, Travel, DeafBlindness
  • Duration: 4 min
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November 2015 760 High Expectations, Inclusion, Postsecondary Education, Transition Planning, Self-Determination, Vision Disability, International Study, Travel, DeafBlindness

Moving Out Into the World

Discover how international study and volunteer abroad can develop confidence, independence, and career skills for people with disabilities.

  • Topics: Career Development, Employment, Finding Strengths, High Expectations, Inclusion, Independent Living
  • Duration: 5 min
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October 2015 342 Career Development, Employment, Finding Strengths, High Expectations, Inclusion, Independent Living

Disability Vote

The Advocacy Center of Louisiana, Disability Rights New York, Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania, and Disability Rights Washington, which operates this Rooted in Rights YouTube channel, are all part of the federally funded protection and advocacy system and members of the National Disability Rights Network.

  • Topics: Civil Rights and Legal Protections, Disability Rights, High Expectations, Independent Living, Voting, Community Inclusion
  • Duration: 5 min
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August 2015 1225 Civil Rights and Legal Protections, Disability Rights, High Expectations, Independent Living, Voting, Community Inclusion

Passport to Possibilities

International experiences through study or volunteering abroad can have far-reaching benefits. Hear four people with disabilities share their experiences, and also learn how the National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange, a project of MIUSA and U.S. Department of State, can help in preparations.

  • Topics: Accommodations, Deafness, High Expectations, Inclusion, Postsecondary Education, Transition Planning, Self-Determination, Vision Disability, International Study, Physical Accessibility, Travel
  • Duration: 5 min
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July 2015 597 Accommodations, Deafness, High Expectations, Inclusion, Postsecondary Education, Transition Planning, Self-Determination, Vision Disability, International Study, Physical Accessibility, Travel

Sports are for Everyone: Effective Communication in Sports

This video features a high school athlete who is deaf and notes the importance of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and effective communication in regards to inclusion in school athletics.

  • Part of the Sports are for Everyone Series
  • Topics: Recreation and Sports, Deafness, Inclusion, Accommodations, Disability Rights, Section 504, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), PSA
  • Duration: 1 min
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March 2015 220 Recreation and Sports, Deafness, Inclusion, Accommodations, Disability Rights, Section 504, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), PSA Sports are for Everyone

Sports are for Everyone: Inclusion in After School Sports

Studies have shown that meaningfulness of “being asked to play” is associated with feelings of inclusion for children with disability. Friends appeared to be a significant, if not the most significant feature of feeling a sense of acceptance, belonging and value for children with disability in physical activities. Kids with disability should not be left on the sidelines! Know your rights...Sports are for Everyone!

  • Part of the Sports are for Everyone Series
  • Topics: Recreation and Sports, Inclusion, Disability Rights, Section 504, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), PSA
  • Duration: 1 min
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March 2015 256 Recreation and Sports, Inclusion, Disability Rights, Section 504, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), PSA Sports are for Everyone

History of the Disability Movement in the United States

A dry but informative presentation by University of Kansas Professor Michael Wehmeyer that characterizes the history of people with disabilities, particularly people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as having 3 distinct waves. Firstly, the Professional Movement, predominant from 1850 to mid 20th century; secondly, the Parent Movement that emerged in the 1950s; and thirdly, the Self-Determination Movement.

  • Topics: Community Inclusion, Civil Rights and Legal Protections, Community Supports, Family Support, Health, Independent Living, Intellectual Disability, Self-Determination, Special Education, Transportation
  • Duration: 9 min
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February 2015 374 Community Inclusion, Civil Rights and Legal Protections, Community Supports, Family Support, Health, Independent Living, Intellectual Disability, Self-Determination, Special Education, Transportation

Tools and Technologies in Agriculture

This video introduces Lesson 1 of a 3-part curriculum on assistive technology awareness/ education series for rural youth. A father and daughter duo introduce the concept of assistive technology as just another kind of tool and provide examples of assistive technology used in an agricultural setting. The series was developed for Future Farmers of America by AgrAbility.

  • Part of the AgrAbility for Youth Series
  • Topics: Accommodations, Assistive Technology, Disability Awareness, Independent Living, Inclusion
  • Duration: 2 min
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July 2010 378 Accommodations, Assistive Technology, Disability Awareness, Independent Living, Inclusion AgrAbility for Youth

Principles of Assistive Technology

This video is Lesson 2 of a 3-part assistive technology awareness/education series for rural youth. A father and daughter duo identify basic categories of assistive technology and give examples of products in each category. The series was developed for Future Farmers of America by AgrAbility.

  • Part of the AgrAbility for Youth Series
  • Topics: Accommodations, Assistive Technology, Disability Awareness, Independent Living, Inclusion
  • Duration: 2 min
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July 2010 196 Accommodations, Assistive Technology, Disability Awareness, Independent Living, Inclusion AgrAbility for Youth

Disability Awareness

This video introduces Lesson 3 of a 3-part curriculum on assistive technology awareness/education series for rural youth. A father duaghter duo provide a definition of disabilty, kinds of disabilities, and identify societal attitudes about disabilities that may create barriers for people with disabilites. Ways that youth can help promote an inclusive community are also noted. The series was developed for Future Farmers of America by AgrAbility.

  • Part of the AgrAbility for Youth Series
  • Topics: Accommodations, Assistive Technology, Disability Awareness, Independent Living, Inclusion
  • Duration: 2 min
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July 2010 207 Accommodations, Assistive Technology, Disability Awareness, Independent Living, Inclusion AgrAbility for Youth