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At the Breaking Point
Short video excerpts that reflect on several crucial aspects of family caregiving-from the effects of Alzheimer's on the spousal relationship to the right to die with dignity.

Bearing Witness: Luke Melchior
A year in the life of Luke Melchior, a passionate advocate for people with disabilities, who has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a progressive wasting disease of the muscles.

Boy In The World
Following four-year-old Ronen, a young boy with Down syndrome, this intimate documentary concretely demonstrates that inclusive preschool classrooms benefit both children with special needs and their typical peers. It examines the nuts and bolts of successful inclusion as well as the challenges of educational practices that help all children to learn — and to find their place in the world.

This provocative documentary tells the story of the conflicted relationship between two men coping with the consequences of severe, traumatic brain injury.

Breathing Lessons
Academy Award winning portrait of poet and journalist Mark O'Brien, who contracted polio in childhood and spent much of his life in an iron lung.

Business as Usual
An international look at people with disabilities who have created successful businesses which provide employment, income, and self-reliance for themselves and others.

Introduces us to people with a variety of physical and developmental disabilities who participate in a outdoor sports including rock climbing, tennis, golf, and skiing.

Changing Identities: A Story of Traumatic Injury and Art
Each year, approximately 1.5 million people have their lives suddenly changed by brain and spinal cord injuries or stroke. Bill Richards has developed a studio program that doesn't see art just as a form of therapy, but as a means for participants to redefine who they are, and begin to see themselves not as people with disabilities but as artists.

Donka: X-Ray of an African Hospital
Daily life in the largest public hospital in the Republic of Guinea

Edges of Perception
Eleven-year-old Jessica has Stargardt's, an inherited eye disease. She is legally blind, but with the calm, determined support of her parents and teachers she attends a regular classroom, plays soccer, and is a serious runner. She wants to meet her inspiration, Marla Runyan, a legally blind Olympic runner who also has Stargardt's.

Everything's Fine
Seydou Konaté is a doctor in a remote area in Mali. But he is at the center of a global issue: bringing quality health care to rural people left behind by development.

Face First
The filmmaker and three others born with facial deformities chronicle both physical pain and the pain of rejection, as well as the strengths that have enabled them to achieve successful adult lives.

Flying People
James, a world champion kite flyer teaches Rory Heap, blind from birth, how to pursue his ambition for kite flying.

This film dramatizes the feelings of a withdrawn, depressed high school student with untreated, possibly undiagnosed learning disabilities. The teenaged filmmaker embodies each of the voices battling to control his behavior. Are these inner voices or the real voices of the people in his life: parents, teachers, school counselors, peers? Students will bring their own experiences and feelings to the discussion of this provocative trigger film.

Front Wards, Back Wards
They were called idiots, simpletons and fools, and for 160 years Fernald State School — America’s first institution for people who were then labeled mentally retarded — was where they would stay. Through the recollections of staff, residents and families, this program profiles the evolution of our attitudes toward people with developmental disabilities.

After painter Bill Utermohlen was diagnosed with Alzheimer's, he began his greatest body of work — a decade-long series of self-portraits chronicling his journey into dementia.

Guinea Worm: The End Of The Road
Examines the nearly successful fight to eradicate a water borne parasite in Africa.

The Healing Arts: New Pathways to Health
This compelling and evocative documentary profiles a unique program which uses the arts in an innovative treatment approach for people living with chronic, disabling physical and emotional challenges. It integrates technology, writing, music, theater, dance, and other arts into patient care, staff training, and wellness programs.

Healthlink Curriculum for Nurses and DVD (New Release)
A curriculum for nurses and nursing students about the needs of children and adults with disabilities who are medically fragile.

Helping Hands
Technology, creativity, and flexibility are the keys to accommodating people with disabilities in the workplace.

How Come You Walk Funny?
Profiles a unique experiment in 'reverse integration': a school where non-disabled kids attend a kindergarten designed for children with physical disabilities. The kids and families tackle their differences and discover common ground through 'finding a way that all can play.'

How We Play
For the people we see in this video, disabilities are a challenge, not an obstacle, to the enjoyment of vigorous outdoor sports.

In the Middle
Documents the problems and joys experienced by a young girl with spina bifida, along with her parents and teachers, as she is mainstreamed into a Head Start program.

Kiss My Wheels
Through an exhilarating season of training and competition, the members of a junior wheelchair basketball team deal with difficult issues, from gender conflicts to injury, illness, and thoughts of death.

Ladies in Waiting
A maternity clinic in the Democratic Republic of Congo copes with its patients' lack of money while trying to provide the best-intentioned care.

Learning to Hear
This moving documentary explores the lives of two deaf women who have opted to have cochlear implant surgery that enables them to recover their hearing.

Left In Baghdad
After being discharged from Walter Reed Army Medical Center, a happy-go-lucky American soldier returns with his wife and daughter to their home in Kentucky.

Lest We Forget: Silent Voices
Documenting the least-known part of the civil rights movement, these are the first-person stories of people with developmental disabilities — labeled “mentally defective” — who were sent away to state institutions. It also features the voices of the mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters who were left behind, as well as pioneering professionals and advocates who put their own lives and careers in jeopardy to change the system.

Love Limits
Two people with intellectual disabilities and cerebral palsy are united in their commitment to each other and to living their lives with dignity and grace.

From trying to re-spark his romantic life with his wife Ettie to keeping his work going with his son Spencer, Tom Luckey wrestles with his new condition as a paralyzed person.

Meet Us Where We Are
People with physical and developmental disabilities are frequent victims of crime, but the problem has been under-reported, and sometimes ignored by government and community agencies.

Mister Spazzman
At 40, Robert Goldsborough fell out of a tree and broke his neck, becoming a quadriplegic. A professional musician before the accident, he expresses his frustrations and passions through the songs he writes using a voice-activated computer. While his faith and his musical partnership with David grow deeper, his relationship with Diane is seriously challenged…

More Than Horseplay
Explores the intersection of therapy and research, while offering a joyous look at the experiences of three children with cerebral palsy as they grow in self-confidence and physical capability through participation in "hippotherapy," a form of physiotherapy involving horseback riding.

Not Just Surviving
Four women who have been living with Spinal Cord Injury for as long as 30 years discuss topics that include rehabilitation, healthcare, sexuality, parenting, menopause, and how to live day-to-day with hope.

Not on the Sidelines
Profiles four ordinary people whose lives were suddenly changed by injury or illness when they were teens or young adults. Challenging their disabilities, they have created new, active, and rewarding lives.

Nuestras Mas Fuertes Partidarias
(Our Own Best Advocates) Encourages breast self-examination for women with disabilities, using whatever arm and hand mobility they have, or working with family, partners, or personal care assistants. Dubbed in Spanish.

Our Own Best Advocates
Encourages breast self-examination for women with disabilities, using whatever arm and hand mobility they have, or working with family, partners, or personal care assistants.

Outsider: The Life and Art of Judith Scott
Judith Scott has Down syndrome, is deaf, and does not speak. Yet after 35 years of institutionalization, with the help of a sister who never gave up on her, she emerged to create a series of sculptures that have fascinated and mystified art experts and collectors around the world.

A Passion for Justice
Bob Perske, author of Unequal Justice, crusades for the legal rights of people with developmental disabilities including some who have been convicted of crimes they did not commit.

Plan F
For Ed Marko, being an occupational therapist was “Plan A” but at the age of 20 he lost his eyesight. Plans B through E didn’t quite work out either, but by the time he got to F, he’d figured out his life’s work: running his own auto repair shop. Gruff and down-to-earth, Marko is an unlikely hero, but he demonstrates the power of reinvention when life forces a change of plans.

Positively Autistic
The autistic rights movement has challenged accepted views of autism, and worked to change how the world sees people with autism. Meet people at the forefront of this movement, and find out what they see as the positive aspects of living with autism.

Principles & Practices of Building Community Special (New Release)
Seven sessions of training providing skills and education on some of the most important concepts of community inclusion.

The Road From Kampuchea
The story Tun Channareth — Cambodian ex-soldier, landmine survivor and co-recipient of the 1997 Nobel Peace Price for his work to ban landmines.

Roll On
Aims to share the everyday lives of families living with neuromuscular disorders.

A Sentence for Two
Women who deliver babies in prison have few options; if they can’t find a family member to care for the infant, they will need to place it in foster care, or choose adoption — possibly never to be reunited. This film contrasts the stories of four Oregon inmates with a New York prison nursery where Dr. Mary Byrne has been studying infant development during the first year of life in prison.

Serving Crime Victims with Disabilities
These two videos focus on meeting the needs of people with physical and developmental disabilities who have been victims of crime. Note: Audio-described as well as captioned.

Song of Our Children
The stories of four memorable children — from preschool age to high school — demonstrate the challenges, strategies, and benefits of educational inclusion for all. Meet teachers, administrators, parents, and students whose daily struggles and triumphs exemplify what inclusion really means and what it takes to make it work.

Ten Commandments of Communicating With People With Disabilities
This top selling video is used to train staff and community about disability etiquette.

They Don't Come with Manuals
Parents and adoptive parents speak candidly of their day-to-day experiences caring for children with physical and mental disabilities. Despite outside resistance and ignorance, they offer compassion and hope to new parents facing these issues.

The Time is Now
People with physical and developmental disabilities are frequent victims of crime, but the problem has been under-reported, and sometimes ignored by government and community agencies.

Profiles two families exhausted by the struggle to provide all day, every day care for their developmentally disabled adult children at home, while simultaneously battling for the help and resources they need. How long can they do it alone?

Untold Desires
From Oscar-winning producer Eva Orner (Taxi to the Dark Side), this powerful, unusual documentary gives voice to people with disabilities who are struggling to be recognized as sexual beings, free to explore their sexuality and to lead sexually fulfilling lives.

VideoGuide to (dis)Ability Awareness
An orientation to the Americans with Disability Act (ADA), with helpful and practical suggestions for compliance.

A Wheelchair for Petronilia
Profiles a program, organized and run by Guatemalans with disabilities, which trains them to manufacture and repair cheap, sturdy wheelchairs designed for conditions in developing countries.

White Cane and Wheels
Carmen and Steve once dreamed of lives on stage and screen, but their plans were cut short by her blindness and his muscular dystrophy. This program is a funny and touching exploration of a relationship filled with frustration, but held together with patience, stubbornness, forgiveness and love.

Wired for Life
Functional Electrical Stimulation technology (FES) seeks to use technology to enable people with spinal cord injuries to stand, transfer and, under some conditions, even to walk.