Abstract: In this paper, the authors expand the knowledge of information systems students without disabilities through Disability Film Festivals depicting not the impairments but the intelligence of those with disabilities, and the authors learn that features of the films are facilitating engagement and facilitating advocacy of the information systems students for the diversity of those with disabilities having inherent information systems skills.
Keywords: disabilities, disability film media, Information systems curricula, students with developmental and intellectual disabilities
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Recommended Citation: Lawler, J., Joseph, A. (2018). Increasing Advocacy for Information Systems Students with Disabilities through Disability Film Festivals at a Major Metropolitan University. Information Systems Education Journal, 16(3) pp 55-68. http://isedj.org/2018-16/ ISSN: 1545-679X. (A preliminary version appears in The Proceedings of EDSIGCON 2017)