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Inspiring Guinness Wheelchair Basketball Commercial

Published Sep 8, 2013 — YouTube

Check out a heartwarming commercial from Guinness which portrays dedication through friends playing basketball with an amazing twist in the end.

 

End The Awkward Handshake: Scope's Advert with Alex Brooker

Published May 7, 2014 — YouTube

Scope exists to make this country a place where disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else. Until then, we'll be here. We provide support, information and advice to more than a quarter of a million disabled people and their families every year. We raise awareness of the issues that matter. And with your support, we'll keep driving change across society until this country is great for everyone. 

 

Disability Sensitivity Training Video: DCgovernment 

Published Oct 2, 2014 — YouTube

Awareness of person with disabilities is key for professional interaction. Training classes and other material are available to provide the workplace with the necessary tools to interact with co-workers and visitors alike.

 

I'm Not Your Inspiration, Thank You Very MuchStella Young

Published Jun 9, 2014 — TED

Stella Young is a comedian and journalist who happens to go about her day in a wheelchair — a fact that doesn't, she'd like to make clear, automatically turn her into a noble inspiration to all humanity. In this very funny talk, Young breaks down society's habit of turning disabled people into "inspiration porn."

 

I Got 99 Problems...Palsy is Just OneMaysoon Zayid

Filmed Dec 2013 — TED

"I have cerebral palsy. I shake all the time," Maysoon Zayid announces at the beginning of this exhilarating, hilarious talk. (Really, it's hilarious.) "I'm like Shakira meets Muhammad Ali." With grace and wit, the Arab-American comedian takes us on a whistle-stop tour of her adventures as an actress, stand-up comic, philanthropist and advocate for the disabled.

 

Looking Past LimitsCaroline Casey 

Filmed Dec 2010 — TED

Activist Caroline Casey tells the story of her extraordinary life, starting with a revelation (no spoilers). In a talk that challenges perceptions, Casey asks us all to move beyond the limits we may think we have.

 

My 12 Pairs of LegsAimee Mullins 

Filmed Feb 2009 — TED

Athlete, actor and activist Aimee Mullins talks about her prosthetic legs — she's got a dozen amazing pairs — and the superpowers they grant her: speed, beauty, an extra 6 inches of height ... Quite simply, she redefines what the body can be.

 

Each According to His AbilityYoni Cooper

Written May 2009 — JDC Global RD Dvar Torah Nugget

While the Children of Israel collectively accepted the Torah at Sinai, our sages teach us that they each individually received it in their own unique way. Additionally, each Jew has something different and particular to offer.  This is the exact thinking behind Israel Unlimited's operations.

 

Leadership Conference on People with Disabilities in Israel: Nancy WeissAnnette DowneySteven EidelmanAri Ne'eman

Published Apr 20, 2016 — YouTube
 
On February 2016 JDC-Israel Unlimited in partnership with The Govermant of Israel, Ruderman Family Foundation, Ted Arison Family Foundation, US Embassy in Tel Aviv and Delaware University - initiated an international conference on people with disabilities and person-centered services.