Leah Romond is a Senior Production Advisor for RespectAbility. She is an attorney, producer and advocate for full disability inclusion in film and television production. Romond’s recent project, Best Summer Ever, is a feature-length original musical created entirely by an integrated cast and crew of talent with and without disabilities. It was an Official Selection for SXSW 2020, won the SXSW 2020 Final Draft Screen Writers Award, and premiered at SXSW 2021.
Ms. Romond’s lived experience as a woman with a disability informs her work towards authentic disability representation in front of and behind the camera. She provides trainings to studios on full disability inclusion throughout entire the production process and is available to conduct trainings and consult on scripts.