Netflix’s “Rising Phoenix” follows the lives of multiple paralympic athletes worldwide as they prepare for the 2016 Games in Rio. It also gives an educational overview of the foundation and history of the Paralympic Games.
Characters with disabilities are becoming more common in TV shows and movies. Most of the time, they play a small part, a friend, or background passerby. Lately, however, we’ve seen an influx of shows telling stories of people with disabilities. Netflix’s latest release, “The Healing Power of Dude” is now included on this growing list.