Media & Disability Interest Group
Promote academic research into disability issues and mass media. This can include issues related to portrayals, hiring practices, technology, civil rights, etc.
To reach out to the disability community at each AEJMC annual meeting location. We want the local disability community to be aware of AEJMC, and we want AEJMC members to be aware of local disability resources.
Promote architectural, communication, and attitudinal accessibility for people with disabilities at AEJMC annual meetings and all AEJMC activities.
Promote equal treatment and the necessary accommodation for students and professors with disabilities in university settings as outlined in the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act. Appropriate accommodation can mean an enhanced learning environment for both students and faculty.
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