"This is obviously the right thing to do. I trust myself to be able to judge someone better than that, at least in a meeting, and certainly someone in a wheelchair is not unique in that regard."
"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.
“It is really society’s obligation, and not those with disabilities."
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.