In our final look behind the scenes of Down syndrome in media we’re going to acknowledge some of the people who work hard to make sure that people with disabilities are represented fairly and accurately in all aspects of media.
In the short film “Menschen,” we are reminded of a time in history when Hitler carried out his plan to rid the world of people with disabilities. Actor Connor Long gives an award winning performance as a young person found by an Austrian soldier at the end of WWII. Continue reading Down Syndrome History in Films – Eugenics
- It brought back memories from when I first heard about the beginnings of deinstitutionalization, and
- I’ve recently been writing about how I see the similarities between deinstitutionalization and the affect that the Rhode Island decision will have on sheltered workshops.