"Disability is the lens through which I see the world, even though it's not always the subject of my world."
"Over time, I started to realize I need to advocate. Otherwise, these barriers are not going to change."
The Netflix comedy received its first Emmy nomination on Tuesday.
"I've always said that I wanted to see more deaf and hard-of-hearing people get jobs in the entertainment industry as writers, actors and producers."
“It is really society’s obligation, and not those with disabilities."
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?“