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Annual Family Cafe Convention for Floridians with Disabilities

2022-03-15T15:11:00-04:00Tags: , , , , |

Since 1998, The Annual Family Café has brought Floridians with all types of disabilities together for three days of information, training, and networking. With a great range of individual breakout sessions, a packed Exhibit Hall with dozens of vendors, and a series of special events including Keynote speakers and The Governors’ Summit on Disabilities, The

Sabrina’s Adaptive Beach Day, New temporary location

2022-05-10T15:15:01-04:00Tags: , , , , |

Our 2022 Adaptive Beach season will start on Sunday, May 15 2022 • 11am – 3pm   SCF launched its “Adaptive Beach Days” program to provide access to the beach and ocean for disabled individuals, veterans, children with special needs, and the elderly. This program provides access to the beach using a platform of decks

REELABILITIES FILM AND TELEVISION ACCESSIBILITY SUMMIT

2022-03-29T12:33:59-04:00Tags: , , , |

As a part of the 14th annual ReelAbilities Film Festival: New York, ReelAbilities will hold its first ever Film and Television Accessibility Summit April 11-12. The summit will discuss accessibility as a creative asset at all phases, development through exhibition, and explore beyond the basics into progressive best practices. Industry leaders including Disabled creatives will

Being Michelle: Exploring Criminal Justice and Trauma through a Deaf Lens with RespectAbility

2022-03-30T09:35:51-04:00Tags: , , , |

This panel aims to discuss in more depth some of the issues facing Deaf/disabled people in the criminal justice system as experienced by the protagonist in the feature length documentary film, Being Michelle. The panel brings together Deaf leaders and advocates as well as individuals who have experienced human rights abuses in the criminal justice system.

JDAIM/Jewish Disability Advocacy Day event with Jewish Federations of North America

2022-01-27T15:57:47-05:00Tags: , , , |

ADVOCACY DAY Making Change Thursday, Feb. 24th 1-4 pm EST Hear from leading members of congress, disability advocacy champions, and experts who will help you to better understand the obstacles to inclusion. Learn about promoting national legislation and implementing grassroots strategies that will help lift millions of people with disabilities out of poverty. Get the

Health Access for Floridians with Disabilities

2022-02-02T12:11:46-05:00Tags: , , |

Over the last year, FVH has prioritized addressing health equity issues. Focus groups have been an important tool in reaching Florida’s marginalized communities. In 2021, FVH hosted a series of 7 roundtables featuring over 50 disabled Floridians, their families, and caregivers. FVH then completed a thematic analysis to better understand the barriers to care that

Miami Jewish Film Festival presents, Just As I am

2022-01-11T11:06:42-05:00Tags: , , |

CANADA | 53 MINUTES | 2021 JUST AS I AM US PREMIERE A little film with a great big heart, Evan Beloff’s (MJFF 2020’s A People’s Soundtrack) new documentary follows the lives of several members of the Shira Choir, comprised of an exceptional group of singers with special needs, and the choirmaster that unites them. In Just

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