"Higglytown Heroes" Wins Media Access Award
Disney Channel’s original animated series Higglytown Heroes has won a Media Access Award for its positive portrayal of a blind art teacher, voiced by guest star Sharon Stone, who calls upon the assistance of her Seeing-Eye Dog to help deliver art work to the Higglytown kids. The California Governor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities has honored the entertainment and media industries with the Media Access Awards since 1978.
Higglytown Heroes airs weekdays (7:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., ET/PT) and weekends (7:30 a.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
[Source: Disney Channel]