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The new Ruderman Family Awards for Excellence in Reporting on Disability will recognize work done by large-market digital, broadcast and print media outlets, with prizes of $10,000, $2,500 and $1,000

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The Ruderman Family Foundation, denounces the casting of Joaquin Phoenix to play John Callahan, a cartoonist with a disability, in the new Gus Van Sant film, ‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Fo

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By using the word ‘retarded’ in the popular song, there is a real possibility that the word will be reinforced as part of our popular culture and inflict unnecessary harm on millions of people wit

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Photo Credit: Tangram Business Resourcing
This blog was written by Angela Vandersteen. Angela is the Business Development Manager for Tangram Business Resourcing (TBR).

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5 Things not to Miss at the 2017 Ruderman Inclusion Summit

Thursday November 16th, 2017 / 0 Comments

5 Things not to Miss at the 2017 Ruderman Inclusion Summit!—Something for Everyone!
The Ruderman Inclusion Summit is right around the corner, taking place on 11/19 and 11/20 and sold out at 1200 att

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Game, Set, Match: Inclusion On and Off the Court

Thursday November 2nd, 2017 / 0 Comments

This blog was contributed by Howard Blas, Director of National Ramah Tikvah Network.

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Let People with Intellectual Disabilities Tell Their Stories

Tuesday October 17th, 2017 / 2 Comments

It seems our society generally dismisses people with disabilities as incapable of contributing to the overall fabric of our culture.

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We Need a Will & Grace for the Disability Community

Thursday September 28th, 2017 / 0 Comments

Will & Grace is back on the small screen! There are quite mixed reactions to its return—as the New York Times’ James Poniewozik writes, the show “is not exactly necessary, but it’s not har

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There Was Nothing to See—What Inclusion Looks Like

Thursday August 31st, 2017 / 0 Comments

There Was Nothing to See—What Inclusion Looks Like
 
We talk a lot about how much work still needs to be done before we become a truly inclusive society.

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Since releasing our Ruderman White Paper on Media Coverage of Law Enforcement Use of Force and Disability, we at the Foundation find ourselves speaking out sadly frequently on the matter.

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