The groundbreaking sitcom, which features a lead character and actor with cerebral palsy, was cancelled by ABC this past week.
The Television Academy of Arts and Sciences hosted a powerful discussion with Hollywood's top disability activists and creators.
"Actor/writer Ryan O’Connell, who has cerebral palsy, wants to change the way we talk about disabilities."
"People with disabilities certainly are not invisible in the real world – we are everywhere – so why should we continue to be invisible on screen?“
CJ Jones shares his story of triumph and perseverance as a performer with a disability.
The Creators of “This Close” Talk About Creating Opportunities for Deaf People in Front of and Behind The Camera
The show's stars, writers and executive producers discuss creating opportunities for deaf talent on their series both on and off-screen.
Meet the reality star, business owner, designer, and advocate who's smashing barriers for people with Down Syndrome.