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  • Celebrating Representation and Inclusion of Disabled AAPI in Media
    Ollie Cantos
    Vanni Le
    Shaina Ghuraya
    Abigail Heringer
    Sophie Kim
    Steve Lee
    Fatima Liaqat
    Ava Xiao-Lin Rigelhaupt
    Kannie Yu LaPack
  • Mental Health Action Day: Raising Awareness and Promoting Change Through Authentic Mental Health Representation in Media
    Tatiana Lee
    Nikki Bailey
    Amanda Kay Burdine
    Diego Kusnir
    Ali MacLean
  • Example of Best Practice: Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood
    Wes Dotson, Consultant, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood
    Rachel Kalban, Vice President of Research and Curriculum at 9 Story Media Group
    Chris Loggins, Supervising Producer, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood
    Jessica Rosh, Writing Consultant, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood
    Ava Rigelhaupt, Entertainment Media Communications Fellow, RespectAbility
    Lauren Appelbaum, Vice President, Communications, RespectAbility
  • FYC: A Conversation with the “Feeling Through” Team
    Delbert A. Whetter, JD, MBA
    Doug Roland
    Susan Ruzenski Ed.D.
    Robert Tarango
  • Panel Discussion: Intelligent Lives
    Joy Stein
    Carly Okyle
    Jordyn Zimmerman
    Yonatan Koch
  • The Accessibility of Filmmaking
    Josh Welsh
    Tatiana Lee
    Jevon Whetter
    Joey Travolta
    Andrew Pilkington
    Shireen Alihaji
    Nasreen Alkhateeb
    Leah Romond
  • Conversations Through the Lens: A 360 View of Disability on Set
    Lauren Appelbaum
    David Radcliff
    Nasreen Alkhateeb
    Alice Austen
    Shaina Ghuraya
    Hikari
    Andrew Reid
  • “Bridging the Gap” – Media Accessibility & Audio Description
    Michele Spitz
    Ashley Eakin
    Alice Elliott
    Liz Gutman
    Alexander Howard
    Allyson Johnson
    Justin Smith
  • The Nuts & Bolts of Producing Deaf Content & Working with Deaf Performers
    Delbert Whetter
    Jevon Whetter
    CJ Jones
    Troy Kotsur
    Anne Tomasetti
  • Mentorships Matter
    Lauren Appelbaum
    Tatiana Lee
    Sheryl J. Anderson
    Cheryl Bedford
    Manon De Reeper
    Thuc Nguyen
    Ava Rigelhaupt
    Diana Romero
  • Ensuring Authentic Representation of Hispanic and Latinx Disabled People in the Entertainment Industry
    Vincenzo Piscopo, Board Member, RespectAbility
    Shireen Alihaji, Poet/Filmmaker
    Danny Gomez, Actor/Model
    Gisselle Legere, Writer
    Roque Renteria, Comedian
    Diana Romero, Producer/Writer
  • Example of Best Practice: DreamWorks’ Madagascar: A Little Wild
    Johanna Stein, Executive Producer, Madagascar: A Little Wild
    Dana Starfield, Co-executive Producer and Story Editor, Madagascar: A Little Wild
    TJ Sullivan, Supervising Director, Madagascar: A Little Wild
    Delbert Whetter, Deaf filmmaker and RespectAbility Board Member
    Jevon Whetter, Deaf filmmaker and ASL dialogue coach
    Justin Maurer, ASL interpreter who is a “CODA” (a child of deaf adults)
    Lauren Appelbaum, RespectAbility VP, Communications
  • Example of Best Practice: Disney Channel’s Big City Greens
    Chris Houghton and Shane Houghton, Big City Greens Creators and Executive Producers
    Delbert Whetter, Deaf filmmaker and RespectAbility Board Member
    Jevon Whetter, Deaf filmmaker and ASL dialogue coach
    Justin Maurer, ASL interpreter who is a “CODA” (a child of deaf adults)
    Tatiana Lee, Hollywood Inclusion Associate, RespectAbility
  • Inclusion in Children and Family Content: Representation of Women and Girls with Disabilities
    Sophie Kim, Actress, The Healing Powers of Dude
    Shaylee Mansfield, Actress, Disney+ film Noelle, The Disney Channel TV show Bunk’D and upcoming Netflix feature film Feel the Beat
    Erica Spates, Executive Producer and Writer, The Healing Powers of Dude
    Lachi, Award-Nominated Recording Artist and Voice-Over Actress
    Bethany Johnson, Screenwriter and Actress
    Debbie Fink, Director of Community Outreach and Impact, RespectAbility
    Lauren Appelbaum, Vice President, Communications, RespectAbility
  • Inclusion in Preschool Media: Importance of Disability Representation
    Rachel Kalban, Vice President, Research and Curriculum at 9 Story Media Group
    Diana Romero, Award-Winning Filmmaker and RespectAbility L.A. Lab 2020 Participant
    Nava R. Silton, Ph.D., Developmental Psychologist who has worked at Nickelodeon, Sesame Workshop and Mediakidz
    Krista Tucker, Series Developer, Co-Producer and Story Editor, Disney Junior’s Fancy Nancy
    Lauren Appelbaum, Vice President, Communications, RespectAbility
  • Ensuring Authentic Representation of Black Disabled People in the Entertainment Industry
    Harold Foxx, Actor, Comedian and Writer; Creator of The Harold Foxx Show
    James Ian, Actor/Musician
    Diana Elizabeth Jordan, Actress (S.W.A.T.), Producer and Director (I Can)
    Natasha Ofili, Actress, The Politician and Undone
    Lachi, Award-Nominated Recording Artist and Voice-Over Actress, Speaker with RespectAbility’s Women’s Speakers Bureau: NYC
    Janet LaBreck, Board of Directors, RespectAbility
    Tatiana Lee, Model, Actress and Hollywood Inclusion Associate, RespectAbility
  • Finding Success as a Producer and Writer with a Disability
    Deborah Calla, Co-Chair, Media Access Awards
    Allen Rucker, Co-Chair, Media Access Awards
    Tatiana Lee, Model, Actress and Hollywood Inclusion Associate, RespectAbility
  • Creating Inclusive Documentary Film and Unscripted Television
    Sasha Alpert, Executive Vice President of Bunim-Murray Productions and Producer of Autism: The Musical and Autism: The Sequel
    Laura Korkoian, Executive Producer, Born This Way
    Jonathan Murray, Founder and Executive Consultant at Bunim-Murray Productions and Executive Producer, Born This WayAutism: The Musical, and Autism: The Sequel
    Gail Williamson, Talent Agent, Kazarian/Measures/Ruskin & Associates, Head of Diversity Department
    Rachel, Laurie and Gary Osterbach, cast members of Born This Way
    Roseann Walden and Adam, cast members of Autism: The Musical and Autism: The Sequel
    Lauren Appelbaum, Vice President, Communications, RespectAbility
  • Casting, Teaching, Producing and Coaching
    David Zimmerman, Meet the Biz
    Diana Elizabeth Jordan, The Rainbow Butterfly Cafe
    Tatiana Lee, Model, Actress and Hollywood Inclusion Associate, RespectAbility
  • Learn From Ryan O’Connell
    Ryan O’Connell, Writer/Producer and Actor, Netflix’s Special
    Tatiana Lee, Model, Actress and Hollywood Inclusion Associate, RespectAbility
  • Disabilities On Screen and Off
    Shari Bisnaught, Costume Designer, Best Summer Ever
    Ashley Eakin, Director, Single
    Tatiana Lee, Hollywood Inclusionist, RespectAbility
    Michele Spitz, Founder, Woman of Her Word
    Nasreen Alkhateeb, Film Fatales member and RespectAbility Lab Alumna
    Tchaiko Omawale, Film Fatales member
  • The Hollywood Disability Inclusion Toolkit
    Kate Folb, Director, Hollywood, Health & Society
    Lauren Appelbaum, Author of Hollywood Disability Inclusion Toolkit and Communications Director, RespectAbility
    Jose Plaza, Manager at The California Endowment
    Donna R. Walton, Founder of the Divas with Disabilities Project
    Gail Williamson, Talent Agent and Head of the Diversity Department at Kazarian/Measures/Ruskin & Associates
  • Hollywood, Media & Disability
    Jenni Gold, Editor, Screenwriter, Director and Founder of Gold Pictures, Inc.
    John Tucker, Cast Member of Emmy-award Winning Born This Way and rap artist
    Gail Williamson, Talent Agent, Diversity Department, Kazarian/Measures/Ruskin & Associates

 

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