The new series features an authentic character with ASD, played by an actress on the spectrum.
The new king of the six realms is a young man in a wheelchair, and his hand is a little person, Tyrion Lannister. In essence, the destiny of the New World order was left to the wisdom of two characters 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.
Julia, a four-year-old muppet with autism, is helping children and society make big strides towards autism inclusion and acceptance.
"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?“