|"Talk" (Part 1 and 2)|
These funny videos show a person without a disability being in the minority. You can watch them on YouTube.
|3rd Son, Fourth Brother|
This short music video features two brothers, one of whom has Down syndrome.
|A New Kind of Listening|
This film tells the story of a young actor who has disabilities and cannot speak. He finds a way to talk with others for the first time as part of being in a play. He is part of a theater group that includes actors with and without disabilities.
This film is a documentary about people who attend a performing arts studio for people with disabilities.
|After Purgatory? Photographic Collages|
This photo collage series represents individual and shared experiences of of artists with disabilities in todayís disability services system.
|Against These Walls|
This music video features a man with Down syndrome.
|An Animated Introduction to Asperger Syndrome|
In this short film, young people explain what it is like to live with Asperger syndrome. The entire film can be seen on YouTube or purchased as a DVD.
|Art + Power|
Art + Power is an organization in the United Kingdom that seeks to improve the lives of people who want to be involved in the arts. They are especially interested in assisting artists with disabilities.
|Autism: The Musical|
This documentary film follows children with autism and their families as the children collaborate to create a musical. You can purchase it as a DVD.
|Big City Dick: Richard Peterson's first movie|
This film tells the true story of a man with significant disabilities who is an excellent trumpet player. His talents have made him famous throughout Seattle, yet he lives a difficult life in poverty.
|Breaking Boundaries: The Art of Alex Masket|
This film is about a young adult with severe autism, Alex is functionally non-verbal and makes what we in the verbal world call art.
A short film about Benny Jackson and his quest to save his family business, Bulletproof Jacksons Saloon.
|By Any Other Name|
This film shows a friendship between a man who has Down syndrome and his co-worker. You can watch a preview online.
|Can We Talk, Ben Stiller?|
A self-advocate uses YouTube to talk about why the movie "Tropic Thunder" was hurtful to people with disabilities. The "R" word was used often in this film, and Ben Stiller was the director and lead actor.
|Crip Culture Montage|
This online video challenges disability stereotypes.
|Dancing with Downs|
This movie is about a dance troop made up of people who have Down Syndrome. It is located in Spain.
This short film shows a dream sequence of a young woman with disabilities named Debbie.
This film is about a man with Down syndrome who does bad things. It shows that people with disabilities can have the same problems as everyone else.
|Difference is Normal|
This is a music video created with the purpose to increase the awareness of disability in the Arab World and show the beauty of difference You can watch it online and purchase a DVD copy.
|Difference is Normal|
This is a music video about people with disabilities. Its purpose is to introduce awareness of disability into the Arab world in a creative way.
|Disability Identity & Culture|
This video-based curriculum helps everyone think about who people with disabilities really are. It includes the award-winning film "Disability Culture Rap".
|Doin' It: Sex, Disability, & Videotape|
The Empowered Fe Fe's is a group of young women with disabilities from Chicago. They created a film about being a teenager and having a disability.
This movie is about Seth, a shy man with developmental disabilities. He lives in a group home with Linda, a woman he loves from afar.
A short film that features children and adults who have Down syndrome talking about their dreams and what they're proud of in their lives. You can watch it on YouTube.
This is a film about a group of people with disabilities who performed a play. The play was about parents who needed to make difficult choices when they learned their unborn child had disabilities.
This short film is about a father who worries about his son, a young man with Down syndrome who is discovering his sexuality.
|For Once in My Life|
A film that follows the Spirit of Goodwill Band. This band is made up of 29 members who have a wide range of disabilities.
|Go For It - Poetic Short|
This short poem is written and performed by a person with an intellectual disability. It is about exercising and can be watched online.
A short film that follows Hannah a young dancer and athlete who has Down syndrome.
A documentary film that follows a band from England that has members with and without intellectual disabilities.
|How do I feel about that?|
In this online video, a self-advocate shares his feelings about community opposition to the development of small group homes.
|I Go Down|
This music video offers a description of life with Autism. The person who wrote and performed the song is David Andrews, a man who has Autism.
|Iím Painting Some Imagination|
This Swedish film is about two artists who have intellectual disabilities.
|James Castle: Portrait of an Artist|
This is a film about the life of James Castle, a man who was born deaf, but refused to read, write, sign or finger-spell. Instead he communicated through art and has gained world recognition as an artist
|John and Michael|
This film is an animated love story about two men with Down Syndrome. It
explores the themes of love, loss and healing. You can watch the entire 10 minute film online.
This documentary spans 13 years in the life of Dan Keplinger, an artist with cerebral palsy. It won an Academy Award.
|King of Camp|
This video tells the story of Viru, a self-proclaimed music buff, and how he survived his first day at summer camp. The acting and musical performances feature people with developmental disabilities.
Cameron Lasley (aka Laz-D) is a rap artist who has Down syndrome.
A film about a slowly developing intimacy between two shy people with developmental disabilities (Filmed in German with English subtitles).
|Love and Kisses DVD|
This DVD teaches about relationships. It has actors who have disabilities and uses some humor.
A digital experience of the bodies of people who are physically different. It was created by an artist who recorded the physical movements of people with disabilities. Motion Disabled has been exhibited internationally.
|My Classic Life as an Artist|
This documentary film is about the life of an artist who has autism.
|My White Shirt|
This film is about a man named Rob who has Down Syndrome. He is an actor who sometimes deals with grief.
|Nothing to Fear|
This video tells a story of a film crew caught behind the scenes during the making of a vampire film. It was written and filmed by a group of people who have developmental disabilities.
|Out of Our Minds|
This film follows an Australian theater group made up of people with intellectual disabilities.
|Outsider: The Life and Art of Judith Scott|
A film about a woman who is a world famous artist. She also has Down Syndrome, is deaf and doesn't speak.
PARTnerships provides people with disabilities who have problems finding paid employment a chance to earn money as artists.
One episode of a mock weekly television show bringing the latest video news, featuring interviews, commercials, movie reviews and commentary. The video uses people with developmental disabilities in all the acting roles
|Robert Perske: Street-Court-Prison Worker and Advocate|
This website is about the work of Robert and Martha Perske. Robert has spent many years advocating for people with disabilities caught in the criminal justice system.
This 29-minute film is about a friendship between a young man and a young woman. Justin has autism and Lyndsy who is Justin's art student has a condition called Polymyositis. You can watch the entire film online for free.
|Simon Illa - The Super Producer|
This is an online article about Simon Illa. Mr. Illa is a hip-hop music producer who has a disability.
|Sprout Poetic Shorts|
These short videos have poetry written and performed by people who have disabilities. They can be viewed on YouTube.
This is a series featuring a super hero who is a man with Down Syndrome. All three episodes are on YouTube.
A music video performed by Hip Hop artist LAZ D who has Down syndrome. He performs his music against the backdrop of crime scenes, parking garages, and the streets of downtown Portland, Oregon.
This music video features a movement piece performed by several dancers who have Down syndrome. The relaxing music is done by the Icelandic band Sigur Ros
This short film is about a man waiting to be interviewed a prestigious law firm who is surprised to find that his interviewer has Down syndrome.
|The Office that Overslept|
A short film created by an artist with Down Syndrome and animated by his father. The film is funny and you can watch it at youtube.com.
|The Punk Syndrome|
This film is about a popular Finish punk rock band. All of the members have developmental disabilities.
|The Puzzle Club: Brain Injury Survivors Talk|
This award winning play discusses what it is like to live with a brain injury from the survivor's perspective. It does this by sharing the stories of thirteen survivors who have formed a weekly support group called "The Puzzle Club." They live in Montana.
|We're Normally Different|
This is a film about the lives of four Dutch actors, all of whom have intellectual/developmental disabilities.
|Wild Things Project|
A project that makes CDs featuring music from bands and musicians with intellectual disabilities from all over the world.
This short film is about a 15-year-old girl with Down syndrome and her interest in sex.
|A Bright Idea: Behind the Scenes of Bright Lights Theatre|
This film is about a play that was performed and produced by people who have disabilities.
|Alma Quenemoen Art|
Alma Quenemoen is a woman with Down syndrome who is a talented artist. Her paintings are available for purchase on her website.
|Anjali Dance Company|
The Anjali Dance Company is a professional troupe and all the dancers are people who have disabilities.
|Art Mentorship with Sara Hanson|
Sara Hanson-visual artist, art instructor, mentor and advocate for people with disabilities is offering a one-on-one mentorship program for children, youth and adults at all skill levels. Waiver Funding or Private Pay.
|Artistic Realization Technologies (A.R.T.)|
A program that allows people with disabilities to express themselves through art.
This program is set up to help artists with disabilities get their careers started. It is located in Indiana.
This art show features the work of artists with disabilities. It is ongoing and happens at the University of Minnesota.
Carla Sramek hosts art exhibitions and has created a movie restaurant that showcases student films, music and art. She lives in California.
An art company owned by Dylan Kuehl, a young man with Down syndrome. One of the goals of the company is to create a dance company with people of mixed abilities.
|Dreams of an Autistic Playwright|
A play written by a young man about his experiences with autism. He shared the story with mom using facilitated communication.
A university-based art center whose mission is to be fully inclusive of everyone. It is located in the United Kingdom
This is an organization for women with disabilities who are lesbian. It is located in California.
Arts center for artists with disabilities interested in developing careers in the arts
|Interact Center for the Visual and Performing Arts|
An arts center located in St. Paul, MN, featuring artists with and without developmental disabilities.
|Kerri Quirk, Artist|
Kerri Quirk is an artist with an exceptional gift for color, design, and pattern. She has started her own business selling art and teaching classes.
|Mack Nez Johnson Jr., Original Mouthstick Art|
Mack Nez Johnson Jr. is a Native American man who was in an accident and now uses a wheelchair. He creates paintings using a mouthstick.
|Mike Bush and the Allstars Band|
This is a band from Kentucky that is lead by Mike Bush, a person who has Down syndrome.
|National Arts and Disability Center|
A national information center on the arts, and people with disabilities
|National Institute of Arts and Disabilities|
An organization, and website that supports the work of artists with developmental disabilities.
|Partners for Youth with Disabilities|
This Boston-based agency runs mentoring programs for youth with disabilities. One focuses on theatre, another on learning about business, and another on healthy living.
|Performing Arts Studio West|
This is a performing arts studio for people with developmental disabilities in Los Angeles. They provide training, career management, and on location support to help actors in film, television and commercials.
An arts organization that uses photography to show the physical beauty of persons with disabilities. It is working to help everyone see how disabilities are making people beautiful in ways that most people do not notice, or think of as strange or ugly.
This visual arts program is located in Scotland. It supports children and adults with disabilities to discover and develop their creativity.
|Pyramid Inc. Art Program|
This employment provider offers arts program for adults with developmental disabilities. They have classes in visual and performing arts, as well as computers and nutrition.
|Reel Life Disability Film Festivals|
These film festivals welcome films created by people with any disability. They are held around the United States and celebrate the culture of disability.
|Revere Dance Studio|
This dance studio offers free classes for people who use wheelchairs, as well as specific classes for children on the autism spectrum. It is located in Cincinnati, Ohio.
|Sensory Friendly Films program|
A program where AMC movie theaters make their environment more accepting and comfortable for people with autism and other disabilities.
|Shoot Your Mouth Off|
This company makes films about issues important to self-advocates, and the actors are the people with disabilities who wrote the scripts. It is located in the United Kingdom.
An art gallery that promotes a community of international artists with intellectual and developmental disabilities to raise awareness and provide space for artists to show and sell their work.
|Sprout Film Festival|
A film festival that showcases films by, for, and about people with developmental disabilities
|Stepping Stone Community Theater, Inc.|
An inclusive theater company in Worcester, Massachusetts
This is an annual film festival held in San Francisco. All of the films featured are about people with disabilities.
|The Arts of Life|
An arts community in Chicago of adults with developmental disabilities.
|The International Guild of Disabled Artists and Performers (IGODAP)|
This is an organization of artists and performers who have a disability. It includes people from around the world.
|Vanderbilt Kennedy Center: Art|
This is an Art Center that sponsors exhibits of art by and about people with disabilities.
|VSA (Kennedy Center)|
A website containing information about activities of Very Special Arts organizations around the nation.
|Welcome Change Productions|
A film company that tells people's stories. They have made two films about people with disabilities. One was shown on HBO, the other on PBS.
|Zeno Mountain Farm|
This organization runs acting, music, sports and other themed camps for people with and without disabilities.