Accurate Disability Representation In Mass Media: 8 Powerful Film and Television Performances By Actors With Disabilities

It’s unavoidable. Whether you’re watching the evening news, a Saturday morning cartoon, scrolling through your social feeds, or capping off a long day with your favorite reality show, mass media in all shapes and forms, is always around us.  Film and television especially, cast a wider, more influential net. They transport you to another world.…

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Summer Camp Means Fun for All: How to Create a More Inclusive Camp

The sun is high and school is out. The most fun season of the year is finally here! And you know what that means: it’s camp season, too. As you begin planning the programming and activities that will make your summer camp successful, we invite you to consider disability inclusion as a top priority. Defining…

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Children’s Mental Health Awareness | How to Help

Respecting National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week – May 1st – May 7th Helping kids embrace the fun of childhood is at the heart of what we do, but we know that’s easier said than done. May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, and on May 7th, we focus on how mental health impacts kids…

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Summer Camp Inclusivity Training for Directors & Staff | KIT

Ready, Set, Summer is Here! The summer camp staff training program that takes less than 3 hours to enable memories that last a lifetime. Have you heard about Ready, Set, Summer yet? It’s our on-demand webinar series featuring facilitator guides and action plans created especially for camp leaders looking to advance their inclusivity this summer. …

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KIT Spotlight: Trailblazer, Adaptive Athlete, and Barrier Breaker, Vasu Sojitra

April is National Limb Loss & Limb Difference Awareness Month. Created by the Amputee Coalition, “Your Ordinary is Extraordinary” is their way of inviting people living with limb loss to share their individual stories and bring to light their unique experiences during this momentous month. In keeping with the campaign, KIT is shining a bright…

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Celebrate National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month with KIT

Welcome to March! Did you know that March is National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month? It’s a wonderful opportunity to focus on the great things our schools, communities, and families can accomplish when kids of all abilities play together, work together, and participate in all facets of daily life. More importantly, it’s an apt time to…

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Demystifying Disability Read Along

Fall is my favorite season, and I’m feeling excited about cooler weather, holidays, new novels by my favorite authors, and our KIT Demystifying Disability Read-Along! I hope you plan to join us in reading Emily Ladau’s brand new and very approachable guide to all things disability. Our staff and BOD members are starting today, Tuesday,…

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KIT Spotlight – Laverne Cox

I first saw Laverne Cox in an episode of Law & Order: SVU. And from then on, it seems as though I’ve seen her everywhere! And maybe I have… She has broken barriers in her roles, served as a role model for youth, and truly a trailblazer in the transgender community.

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