aging and disability.docx - Aging Disabilities in Film Film#1 The Fundamentals of Caring In this film Trevor is a motor chair and requires assistance

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Aging & Disabilities in Film Film #1. The Fundamentals of Caring In this film Trevor is a motor chair and requires assistance from a caregiver. He does the same thing almost every single day and is said to not have the same opportunities that most teens have. He has a new caregiver convinces his mom to let him take a road trip and she agreed. The road trip enables Trevor to discover who he is, and that he can do things that regular teens do. Just because you may have a disability, it doesn’t mean that it’s not possible to live a fulfilling life. To many movies depict people with disabilities as impotent, when they are still human too. Film #2. Mean Girls In the movie Mean Girls Jessica who is a girl in a wheelchair and has a friend who is a dwarf are portrayed to desperately wanting to be like the popular girls in school, but also shunned by those same popular girls. Its so stereotypical of them to think that everyone
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  • Spring '18
  • Trevor, Charlotte Cartwright

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