- To explore how disabled people are represented by mainstream media.
- A historical overview of how disability has been represented in different cultures and art forms.
- A greater understanding of the Social Model of Disability, the identity which disabled people adopted for them.
- An understanding how appropriate language and terminology concerning disabled people continues to evolve over time
- An understanding of how disability has been used in advertising over the years
- An understanding of the common stereotypes which have been propagated by the western movie industry over the years
- An understanding of the effects of both charity and genetic screening on positive self-image
Who Should Attend
- Journalists, Television Representatives
Wednesday, 14 November 2007G (4 Dhul-Qa’dah 1428H)
8:15 am – 3:30 pm
Prince Salman Center for Disability Research, Diplomatic Quarter, Riyadh
7 November 2007
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