Crip Camp

Crip Camp shares with insight, humor, and joy the experiences of a group of disabled teenagers and their journey to adulthood and activism, and in doing so, provides an opportunity to delve into this rich and powerful story of disability activism, culture, and history. The curriculum deepens the knowledge and understanding of disability and of disabled people offered in the film.


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Product Description

 Crip Camp Audio Described Trailer and Full-Length Film Also Available

You can access the Crip Camp official audio described trailer through Youtube: Further, the full film is also available on Youtube with two options: closed captioning optional ( and the Youtube version with open captions and audio description ( Finally, when you click the Stream Movie button above, the link takes you to the film on Netflix where audio description is available in 14 languages with captions available in multiple languages as well.

Curriculum Guide

Lesson 1: Media Literacy: Understanding What You Are Watching (Media Literacy, Film Studies)
Lesson 2: Power and Disability Justice: An Introduction (English Language Arts, Social Studies)
Lesson 3: Civil Rights, Human Rights and Power (Social Studies, Government, Civics)
Lesson 4: Language Power and Ableism (English Language Arts, Social Studies)
Lesson 5: The Strategic Use of Power (Social Studies, Government, Civics)

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Discussion Guide

Meet the Directors
Welcome to Camp Jened (About Camp Jened)
Coming Together/Saying Goodbye
Taking to the Streets
Systems That Fail Us
Independent Living
The 504 Sit-In
The Capital Crawl and the American Disability Act
What Is Your Role?
Resources for Further Study

Preview Discussion Guide

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Journeys in Film supports the Sustainable Development Goals.

This curriculum guide connects to the following United Nations SDGs. Learn more about teaching with SDGs:

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Additionally, Journeys in Film Executive Director interviewed Crip Camp co-director James LeBrecht for Video Librarian. Check out the interview:

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