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Film :: Disability and Sibs

“Keri Bowers, co-director of the hit film, Normal People Scare Me [see YouTube short below], a film about autism, has teamed up with her son Jace to share the story of brothers and sisters functioning in their daily lives with a sibling having a variety of disabilities, including cerebral palsy, mental retardation, Downs syndrome, autism, and others. The Sandwich Kid is the vehicle to bring this underreported issue to light. ‘With no laws such as (ADA) American with Disabilities Act, or IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act), or other uniform or legislative supports in existence to support this vulnerable population, we are overlooking an important segment of our society. Brothers and sisters most often give away their services (often life-long) for free to siblings affected by disability…'” Read the rest on Ability Magazine.

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