Webinar: Disability & The Media

Outline drawings of various media sources

The media we consume shapes our collective understanding of disability. In this workshop, we will discuss media portrayals of disability, how they may contribute to stereotypes, and how we can move toward more respectful, authentic representations of disability in the media.

We will examine common personas of disability representation in media, such as victim, hero, villain, inspiration, and the idea that all disability is the same.

This webinar will be offered at the following times:

  • Wednesday, November 10 at 1:30 to 3:30 PM
  • Tuesday, November 16 at 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon

Participation in this event is available through an internet connection or a phone call. Please register in advance below. Disability Network Southwest Michigan believes all people deserve full access and inclusion in our programs and services and will make every effort to secure necessary accommodations for participants in our events. Please register as soon as possible if you will require an accommodation to participate.


Registration is now closed.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this webinar, please follow this link to email Miranda or call her at 269-345-1516 x120.