TV Characters with Disabilities

Diversity is important in television. As a young woman with cerebral palsy, I love having relatable role models on the small screen. Here are a few of the characters with disabilities I have watched this summer online. Walt Jr from Breaking Bad Throughout the show, he struggles through his father’s diagnosis, parents’ divorce, and the secret […]

14-year-old carries brother for Cerebral Palsy Awareness

What makes someone a good brother? Hunter Gandee walked 40 miles with his brother, Braden, on his back in order to raise awareness for his brother’s disability, cerebral palsy, the first weekend in June. “Raising awareness is the best way to help people with disabilities,” Gandee told Candor News, “because the more  people know about […]

Paralympics receives more coverage than before, not as much coverage as Olympics

Athletes from all around the world are gathered together in Sochi this week to represent their countries and compete for a gold medal in the Paralympics, but they are not receiving as much TV coverage as the Olympics. The United States will have 52 hours of TV coverage this year, ten times as much coverage […]