“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.
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?“