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Disability Awareness means educating people regarding disabilities as the biggest barriers people with disabilities encounter are other people. Disability etiquette are guidelines dealing specifically with how to approach people with disabilities. The informative videos below help teach and make people aware of disability issues and persons with disabilities in society. For further information and articles visit our Disability Awareness section of Disabled World.

Celebrating 10 Years of The Convention on the Rights of Persons with DisabilitiesCelebrating 10 Years of The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
The United Nations adopted the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in the year 2006. The CRPD was officially opened for nations to sign on March 30th of 2007. The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities turns...
Disability Inspirational QuotesDisability Inspirational Quotes
This inspirational video shows various successful people with disabilities and features a number of disability quotes. The video clip is combined with beautiful music and pictures. The moral test of government is how it treats those who are in th...
Eating Disorders Awareness for MalesEating Disorders Awareness for Males
I have made a video about my own struggle with an eating disorder in an attempt to raise awareness and get people talking about the issue. The main goal is for it to be seen by people to help them realize eating disorders do not discriminate and t...
Ataxia Explained in Simple TermsAtaxia Explained in Simple Terms
This video spotlights Doctor Aaron Sturrock as he explains Ataxia, how it is inherited, and how the symptoms can affect a person. Ataxia is a rare, genetic disorder that is often mistaken for drunkenness, or lack of intelligence. Treatment for ata...
On a Wave - Autism Video ClipOn a Wave - Autism Video Clip
On a Wave explores the more complex narrative of disability as it relates to Autism, and the problematic nature of representation, as well ableism, or value judgements which are complicated by social constructions which pathologize human diversity.
Overcoming Disability - Mouth PaintingOvercoming Disability - Mouth Painting
In this video clip we meet Mary Wanja who after catching polio as a child, lost the use of her arms and legs but she has overcome disability and discrimination to become a successful painter. Wanja who has been painting with her mouth for more tha...
How I Lost My ArmHow I Lost My Arm
This video clip is about how I originally lost my right arm in a car accident. It includes 3 really amazing pictures, 2 of which my doctor gave me after taking them while I was in surgery the first time. It is so incredibly important to me to reac...
Hungry in the West EndHungry in the West End
Video features an eight-part AARP report on senior hunger. "Hungry in the West End" addresses the food needs of isolated and disabled seniors in a tough neighborhood in Rhode Island. But it was made to raise awareness everywhere. One of our "stars...
Support by People First of San Luis ObispoSupport by People First of San Luis Obispo
This video clip is a credo for support given by various members of People First of San Luis Obispo. People First is a self-advocacy group for people with disabilities in San Luis Obispo, CA. San Luis Obispo is a city in California, located roughly...
Aimee Mullins Discusses Labels Relating to DisabilityAimee Mullins Discusses Labels Relating to Disability
Disabled or Superabled? In this episode of EPIPHANY, Aimee Mullins warns against the dangers of labeling people. One of the themes discussed in this video is how labeling can lead to oversimplification of our identities, and thus lead people with...
Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon Awareness VideoPink Ribbon Red Ribbon Awareness Video
Video clip by JDA Frontline Creative - The George W. Bush Institute, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R), and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UN...
TASH on Restraint and SeclusionTASH on Restraint and Seclusion
Video clip of the TASH Briefing on Restraint & Seclusion June 28 2011. TASH is an international advocacy association of people with disabilities, their family members, other advocates, and people who work in the disability field by promoting full...
Toby's Story SCI Documentary FilmToby's Story SCI Documentary Film
The Toby's Story documentary film tells the incredible story of a talented musician named Toby Forrest who suffered a spinal cord injury as a young man. In spite of his disability, Toby has beaten the odds to become a successful singer! This show...
History of Braille Including Braille Reading DemonstrationHistory of Braille Including Braille Reading Demonstration
In this video clip from The National Federation of The Blind the history and power of Braille is explored with commentary from Braille readers. Today books written in Braille are available in every subject area, from modern day fiction writings al...
Video Overview of SchizophreniaVideo Overview of Schizophrenia
Video clip featuring the symptoms and causes of schizophrenia a mental disorder that makes it difficult to tell the difference between real and unreal experiences, to think logically, to have normal emotional responses, and to behave normally in s...
Disability Awareness Training Law EnforcementDisability Awareness Training Law Enforcement
Disability awareness information and training video for law enforcement professionals, including those working in state, county and local police departments. Public service professionals encounter a high volume of situations whereby they come in c...
Correcting Learning Disabilities Video 2Correcting Learning Disabilities Video 2
This documentary, shown on American Health Journal on PBS, describes the use of brain research in order to help people with learning disabilities solve their learning problems. Physio-Neuro Therapy, the recently discovered learning technique, has...
Correcting Learning Disabilities Video 1Correcting Learning Disabilities Video 1
This video features four high school students, along with their teacher, at Denver Academy as they examine the mindsets as well as practical techniques and strategies required to create successful learning environments for those students labeled l...
Disability Awareness Puppet Show VideoDisability Awareness Puppet Show Video
This disability awareness video clip is an excerpt from RFENC's Disability Awareness Anti-Bullying Puppet Show, performed at Prairie Elementary School in Northern California. The puppets are hand and rod puppets from the PACER Center and the entir...
UK Disability Benefit Changes VideoUK Disability Benefit Changes Video
This video clip investigates the change in the UK's welfare and benefits system, and how it could affect people with disabilities in the UK. The proposals set out in the consultation are centered on creating a clearer, more targeted benefit, with...
President Obama Signing Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010President Obama Signing Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010
Video clip of President Obama signing the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010. President Obama signed into law the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act. The legislation requires smart phones,...
Disability Awareness Education and Training VideoDisability Awareness Education and Training Video

The Special Educational Needs and Disability Act 2001 (SENDA), stipulates that schools and colleges need to enable more people with special educational needs and disabilities to be integrated into mainstream education.

In this presentation,...

Living with Mental Illness VideoLiving with Mental Illness Video
A mental disorder or mental illness is a psychological or behavioral pattern associated with distress or disability that occurs in an individual and is not a part of normal development or culture. The recognition and understanding of mental health...
Living with a DisabilityLiving with a Disability
In this video clip Living with a Disability Tim, Celia, Kate and Peter share their stories and describe how they found their own way to cope with their disabilities.
ADA AnniversaryADA Anniversary
Video report Marking the 20th Anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act. Twenty years ago President George H. W. Bush signed a civil rights law called the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA. Congress passed the law to bar discriminat...