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My Thoughts On ‘The Good Doctor’ Hiring An Actor With Autism

I was ecstatic when I heard that Coby Bird, a 15-year-old actor on the autism spectrum would be a guest star on “The Good Doctor” as a character who also has autism. As an autism consultant, I’ve written several articles about the [...]

By |November 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments

What Netflix’s Atypical Gets Right In Season 1; What We’d Love To See In Season 2

A new Netflix series, Atypical, was recently announced. It looks at Sam Gardener, a high-functioning teen with autism. It depicts his navigation through high school, from trying to find a relationship and other aspects of his journey. The series has [...]

By |September 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What Netflix’s Atypical Gets Right In Season 1; What We’d Love To See In Season 2

The Good Doctor Is Here To Stay

Full disclosure: After only 1 episode I have no idea what the future is for The Good Doctor (which will premiere Sep. 25 at 10/9C on ABC). What I can tell you; this show has all the makings of an [...]

By |September 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment