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Lending Library

DVDs and videos with disability topics are available for loan at no cost and may be signed out for up to four weeks at a time.

For further information or to make a request, please contact the committee coordinator.

DVD

  • Crime Victims with Disabilities: What the Prosecutor Needs to Know (2006)
    Designed for professionals responsible for the investigation and prosecution of crimes against adults with disabilities. (2 discs, 2 hours 24 minutes)
    • Disc 1 - 1:15 - Addresses meeting victim needs, case preparation and strategies for court.
    • Disc 2 - 1:09 - Explains diagnosis of mental retardation, cerebral palsy, autism and traumatic brain injury.
  • Employing Abilities (2004)
    8 min. - Presents two disability awareness scenarios that help dispel misconceptions about employees and job candidates with disabilities.
  • Getting it Right (2008)
    32 min. - Etiquette tips for interacting with people with disabilities.
  • Supervising an Employee with a Disability (1998)
    Presents tips and techniques from experienced employers to provide help for companies to hire, train or supervise people with disabilities.
  • The 10 Commandments of Communicating with People with Disabilities (1994)
    26 min. - Humorous vignettes regarding disability etiquette.
  • Ten Small Business Mistakes (2004)
    12 min. - Identifies common mistakes that small businesses make when trying to comply with the ADA.
  • Terms of Equality: The ADA
    30 min. - Q&A regarding the employment provisions of the ADA.

VHS

  • A House for All Children
    32 min. - Six families look at modifications needed to create a supportive home environment for children with disabilities
  • Accommodating Employees and Job Applicants with Psychiatric Disabilities in the Workplace (2004)
    36 min. - An explanation of the rights and obligations in regard to employees and job applicants with psychiatric disabilities.
  • Americans with Disabilities Act and Hmong (1998)
    19 min. - Description of the ADA in Hmong with English subtitles.
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act, Title III: Public Accommodations and Commercial Facilities (1992)
    60 min. - Presents the basics of Title III of the ADA in an open forum format.
  • An Overview of the ADA Standards for Accessible Design: Human Factors (1998)
    19 min. - Looks at accessible routes, protruding objects and ground and floor surfaces.
  • An Overview of the ADA Standards for Accessible Design: Vertical Circulation (1997)
    22 min. - Looks at ramps, stairs, elevators and lifts
  • An Overview of the ADA Standards for Accessible Design: Seating and Assembly Areas (1997)
    13 min. - Looks at fixed or built-in seating and tables and assembly areas.
  • Freedom Machines (2004)
    57 min. - A look at disability through the lens of technology.
  • Nobody is Burning Wheelchairs
    15 min. - Explains employment, public accommodations, transportation and telecommunications provisions of ADA and can be used for training and information seminars, etc.
  • Terms of Equality: The ADA
    30 min. - Q&A regarding the employment provisions of the ADA.
  • Work in Progress (1993)
    26 min. - A video about Title II of the ADA for state and local governments.
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