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Netflix’s ‘Tales of the City,’ ABC’s ‘General Hospital’ Among Ruderman Family Foundation Honorees (Exclusive)

The Hollywood Reporter


‘Years and Years,’ ‘General Hospital’ honored for casting actors with disabilities

LA Times


TV Needs to Step Up For People with Disabilities
Boston Globe


New Study Shows Networks Leave $10 Billion on the Table by Not Casting Disabled Actors


Study shows viewers want more representation for those with disabilities

LA Times


CBS Chief Joe Ianniello Looks To Make “Inclusiveness A Top Priority”, Says He And Viacom’s Bob Bakish “Not Easing Up On the Pedal”


‘Ramy’, ‘This Close’, ‘Give Me Liberty’ & ‘Peanut Butter Falcon’ Honored For Authentic Portrayal Of People With Disabilities


CBS Signs Ruderman Pledge to Audition Actors With Disabilities
The Hollywood Reporter


How the Ruderman Foundation is Furthering PWD Visibility


Foundation’s New Seal of Approval on Variety


Netflix’s ‘Special’ hopes to break new ground for disability representation on TV
USA Today


Foundation white paper on Authentic Representation featured in Forbes


Foundation Partnership with Yale Scool of Drama Featured on Washington Post
Washington Post


Foundation White Paper on Authentic Representation in Hollywood Featured on CNN


Jonah Hill In ‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot’ Will Make You Do A Double Take
Elite Daily


Boston nonprofit again upset about able-bodied actor playing individual with disability
The Boston Globe


TV Depictions Of Disability Have Come A Long Way


Hollywood inclusion excludes disabled actors
USA Today


Jewish group asks why Hollywood loves characters with disabilities onscreen, but not on set
Jerusalem Post


Boston Marathon bombing movie ‘Stronger’ condemned for casting Jake Gyllenhaal as double amputee Tweet email

NYDaily News


Actors With Disabilities Find Little Work In TV, But CBS & Fox Lead Way In Hiring And Auditioning: Study


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