What Do the Oscars and Our COVID-19 Response Have in Common?

What Do the Oscars and Our COVID-19 Response Have in Common?

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What Do the Oscars and Our COVID-19 Response Have in Common?

What could the Academy Awards and COVID-19 possibly have in common for people with disabilities? Stay tuned, and I’ll tell you. First, the Academy Awards. The documentary “Crip Camp,” about a summer camp for young adults with disabilities, was up for an Oscar. Its co-director and co-star, Jim LeBrecht, has spina bifida. LeBrecht uses a wheelchair, and he had hoped to ride from his front-row seat up a special ramp to claim the Oscar for…

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