Ableist Hate

Minimum age recommendation

Video resources on this page have been reviewed, and a minimum age has been recommended. This was determined by considering the images, themes, language, content, and context. Adults should always watch any video before sharing it with those impacted by or involved in racism and hate. 

Disability and Child Protection | UNICEF (8+)

Disability is a social issue -- it results from the interaction between people with "long-term physical, mental, intellectual or sensory impairments which, in interaction with various barriers, may hinder their full and effective participation in society on an equal basis with others" (Article 1, Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability). It is not the impairment itself, but rather attitudes and environmental barriers that result in disability.

Understanding Disabilities | Penfield Children's Center (8+)

A disability affects a person's body or brain. Some people have disabilities that you can see, and others have disabilities that you cannot see. No matter the person's abilities, everyone has special talents to share!

I'm not your inspiration, thank you very much (14+)

Stella Young is a comedian and journalist who happens to go about her day in a wheelchair — a fact that doesn't, she'd like to make clear, automatically turn her into a noble inspiration to all humanity. 

Turning Text Into Braille (12+)

In the late 1960s, Galarneau invented the Converto-Braille, a computerized printer capable of transcribing text into Braille at 100 words per minute. This was a landmark innovation for people with visual impairments, as it increased their access to textbooks and other written information. 

Sexual and reproductive rights of girls and young women with disabilities (14+)

The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities embraces differences between human beings and underlines the importance of embracing disability as part of human diversity.