Wednesday, June 3 2020, 09:15 am
GREAT RESPONSIBILITY : RETHINKING DISABILITY PORTRAYAL IN …

GREAT RESPONSIBILITY : RETHINKING DISABILITY PORTRAYAL IN …

For many years, this exchange from the movie Dangerous Minds has stayed with me. The memory of Michelle Pfeiffer playing the role of Louanne Johnson — an out-of-her-element teacher at an American inner city school experiencing intense racial tensions — often surfaces when I am faced with ableist resistance to my progressive