The Hollywood Disability Toolkit Designed to Promote Inclusion

Non-profit organization RespectAbility has launched “The Hollywood Disability Toolkit: The RespectAbility Guide to Inclusion in the Entertainment Industry.” The toolkit, which is available free online, aims to assist the Hollywood entertainment machine with facts and sources to create opportunities for people with disabilities.The toolkit has a chapter, for example, on the correct terminology to use when referring to different disabilities, plus common acronyms, and frequently asked questions. There are also resources that suggest where to hire performers and crew members with disabilities.

A short article about the launch of the toolkit appeared on, the trade magazine for the entertainment industry.