Language matters – it evolves and reflects changes in thinking. This is particularly true in the disability space. A recent example is the decision by many advocacy groups to shift references from Autism Awareness Month to Autism Acceptance Month (April). “Autism Acceptance Not Awareness: A Perspective Shift Is Needed,” Forbes “April 2022: Autism Acceptance Month,” Association of University Centers […]
LATEST RELEASE: Hearts of Glass
The new award-winning film from JenTen Productions — where cutting-edge food production meets meaningful employment for people with disabilities.
SHARE IT WITH YOUR COMMUNITY!On the heels of Hearts of Glass' film festival run and broadcast premiere on PBS stations across the nation, we're offering a virtual way to share the film with your community. Learn more about hosting a screening and holding a meaningful conversation with your students, colleagues, members or other stakeholders.
One Story Can Make A DifferenceHearts of Glass shows that innovation and inclusion can go hand-in-hand, benefiting citizens with disabilities and the community at large. It’s an honest and uplifting story focused on the intersections between sustainable local food production, inclusive and meaningful employment opportunities, and social entrepreneurship. The film and its accompanying resources (e.g., Comprehensive Viewers’ Guide, Step-by-Step Guide to a Successful Screening, and more) can complement your organization’s mission, while energizing your community. Film website »
We have a tremendous amount of respect for the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD). The organization has been a champion of Hearts of Glass and its outreach campaign. Each March, the NACDD and their partners participate in a Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month (DDAM) Campaign. The campaign seeks to raise awareness about the […]