Watch a feature-length film that either focuses on a disability/different ability or has a main character that has a disability/different ability. There is a list of applicable films in this week’s content if you need help finding one.
After reading this week’s material and watching a film the meets the criteria above, identify the disability/different ability in this film and address the following questions:
- What are the reactions to the disability/different ability by the characters?
- Does it seem as if there is a stereotype associated with the disability/different ability portrayed in the film?
- Is the disability/different ability used as an important plot point? How so?
Also, briefly discuss how the reading material informed your viewing of the film.
Respond to at least three of your classmates.
Remember to show how you incorporate the class materials into your response to the topic.