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My Review Of ‘Atypical’ Final Season As An Autistic Adult

“Atypical” is a TV show centered around Sam Gardener, a 19-year-old who’s autistic. Season 4, the final season of the show, was released on July 9, 2021, on Netflix. Season 1 and 2 depicted his navigation through high school, and [...]

By |July 12th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

6 Films And TV Shows About Autism on Netflix

When I give talks as a professional speaker I often talk about the work I've done to bring a realistic portrayal of disability to our entertainment industry. If you'd like me to speak to your organization contact me anytime here. [...]

By |June 24th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 6 Films And TV Shows About Autism on Netflix

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood To Introduce Character With Autism

Will you be tuning in? The young boy will make his debut on the show on April 5 during World Autism Month on PBS Kids! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWKvXs2ZWQQ Max who will be a recurring character on the show moving forward is teacher [...]

By |March 13th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood To Introduce Character With Autism

New Autism Comedy Drama Will Feature 3 Autistic Actors

Have you seen the show “Parenthood” that features Max Kellerman, a young boy with autism? The producer of that show Jason Katim, is back to bring Amazon Studios a new comedy drama based on the Israeli show ‘On the Spectrum.’ [...]

By |June 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Autism Comedy Drama Will Feature 3 Autistic Actors

My Review Of Pixar’s Short Film ‘Float’ As An Adult With Autism

Have you tuned in yet? The short film now on Disney+ has an autism metaphor that will relate with many in our community. Disney+ has been in the news recently for a short film that will come out on January [...]

By |January 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on My Review Of Pixar’s Short Film ‘Float’ As An Adult With Autism

My review of Netflix’s ‘Atypical’ as an autistic adult

Atypical looks at Sam Gardener, a 19-year-old who's autistic. Season 4 comes out on 7/9/21 for it's final season on Netflix. In Season 1 and 2, it depicted his navigation through high school, and in Season 3 his journey as [...]

By |November 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on My review of Netflix’s ‘Atypical’ as an autistic adult

What I’ve Learned Being An Autism Consultant in Film and Television

As someone on the autism spectrum who loves theater, I hope this is something I can continue do for many years to come. Being diagnosed with severe autism at 4, my first opportunity to ever be on stage was performing [...]

By |June 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What I’ve Learned Being An Autism Consultant in Film and Television

The Good Doctor Renewed For Season 3

What fantastic news! We need more shows to put a spotlight on autism. Every place I go to speak as a professional speaker I tend to receive a question or two about my thoughts on shows such as The Good [...]

By |February 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Good Doctor Renewed For Season 3

This Autism Consultant Shines Working On ‘The Good Doctor’

This guest Q&A is with Melissa Reiner, MEd. Melissa is considered by leading Pediatric Neurologists and Developmental Pediatricians as one of the top behavioural and autism consultants in California. She currently works as the Autism Consultant on ABC’s, The Good [...]

By |September 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on This Autism Consultant Shines Working On ‘The Good Doctor’

Why I’m Thankful For ‘The Good Doctor’ As A Person On The Autism Spectrum

I can only hope that the impact this show has had will continue the conversation of featuring autism in more TV and film projects. The Good Doctor for all intense and purposes has hit the entertainment industry by storm. Reaching [...]

By |November 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why I’m Thankful For ‘The Good Doctor’ As A Person On The Autism Spectrum