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College Graduate Sam Graves

This video, created for PACER Center’s Annual Benefit on April 30, 2016, highlights the success story of recent college graduate Sam Graves. Sam is a young adult with cerebral palsy whose family began receiving PACER services when he was 3 years old.

  • Topics: Inspiration, Family Support
  • Duration: 3 min
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July 2016 202 Inspiration, Family Support

Curtis Pride PSA

Major League Baseball‘s rich legacy of inclusion is acknowledged in this Public Service Announcement featuring former Major-League player Curtis Pride, who was born deaf.

  • Topics: Inspiration, Employment, Deafness, Recreation and Sports
  • Duration: 1 min
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August 2015 102 Inspiration, Employment, Deafness, Recreation and Sports

Google Impact Challenge: Disabilities | ADA 25th Anniversary

This video explores the evolution of the disability rights movement with key figures from its early days to the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

  • Topics: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Inspiration, Self-Advocacy
  • Duration: 4 min
View - Google Impact Challenge: Disabilities | ADA 25th Anniversary
July 2015 2626 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Inspiration, Self-Advocacy

Greg Smith is the Strength Coach

Greg Smith, known as the Strength Coach, is a radio host, author and motivational speaker. He talks about his life and how it put him in a unique position to teach inner strength to others.

  • Topics: Inspiration, Disability Self-Awareness, Transportation
  • Duration: 1 min
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October 2014 159 Inspiration, Disability Self-Awareness, Transportation

Meet Nick

Meet Nick, a young man with cerebral palsy who uses an adapted van to drive and runs his own lawn care business.

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December 2013 1831 Transportation, Assistive Technology, Accommodations, Self-Determination, High Expectations, Inspiration Assistive Technology in Action

Capital Crawl

Historic footage of the 1990 “Capital Crawl,” a demonstration by disability activitists in support of the Americans with Disabilities Act, is intermixed with contemporary comments by advocates and former Senator Tom Harkin.

  • Topics: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Inspiration, Self-Advocacy
  • Duration: 3 min
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December 2013 60405 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Inspiration, Self-Advocacy

“Lead On” - Americans with Disabilities Act 23 years later

In this 2013 video, American Association of People with Disabilities interns share their experiences of the ADA, as persons with a disability.

  • Topics: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Inspiration, Self-Advocacy, Youth Produced
  • Duration: 4 min
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July 2013 8741 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Inspiration, Self-Advocacy, Youth Produced

Because — PSA

The Campaign for Disability Employment is a collaborative effort convened by the U. S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) to promote positive employment outcomes for people with disabilities by encouraging employers and others to recognize the value and talent they bring to the workplace. The "Because" PSA reflects ODEP's priorities to increase expectations of youth with disabilities, their parents, teachers, coaches, and mentors, as well as future employers about what persons with disabilities can achieve in their careers.

  • Topics: Employment, Inspiration, PSA
  • Duration: 1 min
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January 2013 24175 Employment, Inspiration, PSA

Meet Sam

Meet Sam Graves, a young man with cerebral palsy who, with the help of AT, is a successful college student, blogger, and sportsman.

  • Part of the Assistive Technology in Action Series
  • Topics: Assistive Technology, Accommodations, Postsecondary Education, Self-Advocacy, Independent Living, Inspiration
  • Duration: 4 min
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August 2012 14133 Assistive Technology, Accommodations, Postsecondary Education, Self-Advocacy, Independent Living, Inspiration Assistive Technology in Action