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The mission of FilmDis is simple. We’re a media monitoring organization advocating for authentic representation and inclusion of disabled people in front of and behind the lens. This advocacy is presented in numerous ways. Our work involves research studies, media projects, and education and consultation for creators, studios, and journalists. It is our goal to show the vast diversity of the disability community while advocating for diverse representation, and inclusion. We strive to offer solutions that improve not only the presentation of disabled characters in media, but that carry over into positive interactions for disabled people in the real world.
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FilmDis announces its first study into disability representation in the media, a study of disability characters on television.
The media monitoring organization, FilmDis, has announced its first study into the representation of disability on television. The study features a look at representation after watching 180 television shows that …
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