The new series features an authentic character with ASD, played by an actress on the spectrum.
"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.
"We underestimate the power of role models. Just one great accurate representation can spark a thousand others."
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.
"if you go out here today and walk down the street, you're gonna see somebody, somewhere with a disability."
One of Hollywood's vocal advocates for disability inclusion speaks out about disability representation in the industry.