The new program, launched 16 years after the existing minor was formed, accepted its first students in fall 2023.
10th annual Hollywood Diversity Report finds more top TV shows feature racially, ethnically diverse casts
Disability, race/ethnicity and gender representation in 2021–22 continued to lag in this industry deep dive across streaming, cable and broadcast.
In-person and virtual events include a launch party, wheelchair basketball, pop-up library displays and informative Zoom sessions.
For Drew Nishikawa, personal experience, a meaningful internship and a minor in disability studies pointed the way forward.
The UCLA alumnus, an expert in disability and civil rights law, is currently dean at LMU Loyola Law School.
The program offers wheelchair basketball, adaptive tennis, martial arts and other sports, with hopes to expand.
Madeline Utter edited the website’s entry about the movie as part of a disability studies course project.
UCLA health policy researchers predict that the need for these support services will only grow as California’s population ages.
In California, more than half need extra assistance, but 4 in 10 of them aren’t getting it, UCLA research shows.
Michael Ting’s work for the Disabilities and Computing Program ensures disabled people get the information they need.
Creating the class, which was a collaboration between the UCLA School of Nursing and the disability studies program, was a labor of love for Professor Lauren Clark.
Heumann will be joined by Andy Imparato and Vivian Haun, both of Disability Rights California, on Feb. 10 at 4 p.m.
Diagnosed with autism at age 2, the fourth-year student is an aspiring novelist.
Aradhna Tripati, founder of the Center for Diverse Leadership in Science at UCLA, and her dedication to inclusion have inspired donors’ support.
The weeklong course was part of UCLA’s Disability Inclusion Lab, an initiative designed to reframe cultural understanding and practices around the concept of disability.
Students in the school’s first Disability Inclusion Lab course will produce six short documentary films that will premiere on campus May 30.
In addition to conducting research on the disorder, UCLA provides support for the autism community.
The University of California is changing its voluntary disability insurance options to give all eligible employees — those currently covered and those not enrolled — new options for protecting their finances.