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Choose and analyze a book an article a TV show or a movie that is related to a person with a disability or disabilities Discuss about the images of persons with disabilities that are portrayed in the media of your choice and analyze the influence of them in our society Relate your analyses and discussions to education Due Sept 29Directions1Choose your mediaRead a book or an article that is focused on a person with a disability or disabilities orReview a movie or a TV show that is focused on a person with a disability or disabilitiesLists of suggested books and movies will be provided in class2Reflect on disability issues raised in your choice of media connecting those issues with our class readings or discussionFor example how were persons with disabilities portrayed in the mediaHow do social contexts influence on the persons with disabilities depicted in the media and so on You may use Dr Fergusons idea of how people with disabilities were viewed in history aesthetic failure moral failure and economic failure or you may use different perspectives to look at disabilities ie medical perspective socialecological perspectives etc3Reflect how your review and analysis of this media might affect your thought and your teaching Consider inclusive education philosophy in your reviewThe Blind Side is a story about Michael Oher a homeless teenager and his traumatic life that he has faced Michael grew in Alabama Street Memphis Alabama Street is overflowing with criminals gang life drug activity and the people on welfare People that end up living in the ghetto of Alabama Street on average die at a young age or dont make it past community college One of things that Michael faced was his mother is addicted to crack and is unable to care for her child At a young age Michael was taken by the state and therefore he became ward of the state Michael was placed in foster homes but he would always run
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