Tag: Ruderman Family Foundation

rj mitte

Study Shows an Appetite for More People with Disabilities on Screen

The Ruderman Family Foundation discovered a major breakthrough for actors with disabilities. According to the foundation’s recent study, “Disability Inclusion in Movies and Television,” find that half of households “support accurate portrayals of disabled characters and would sign up for a content distributor committed to disabled actors.” Films such as…

MLB Changes 'Disabled List' to 'Injured List'

Major League Baseball is renaming its league-wide medical database from the commonly known “Disabled List” to the “Injured List”. “The principal concern is that using the term ‘Disabled’ for players who are injured supports the misconception that people with disabilities are injured and therefore are not able to participate or…