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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

A Letter to ‘The Good Doctor’ From Someone On The Autism Spectrum

Dear The Good Doctor, I don’t know if you will ever read this letter but I wanted to say thank you for continuing the conversation of autism in our entertainment industry. When I was 4, I was diagnosed with autism. [...]

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I Have Autism And This Is My Review Of The Power Ranger Who Has Autism

Warning: Spoilers below…   Growing up in the ’90s, I was completely obsessed with the “Power Rangers” TV show like many of my peers were. To show you how far my fandom goes, one of my first crushes was on [...]

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How Autism & Theatre Therapy Led Me Into a Career in Film Consulting

When a child is diagnosed with autism, well-known therapies like speech, occupational and physical therapy can be introduced. One therapy that tends to get overlooked in my work, though, is “theatre therapy.” When I was diagnosed with autism at 4, I [...]

By |November 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Autism & Theatre Therapy Led Me Into a Career in Film Consulting

Adults with Autism Help Work on Game of Thrones; Avengers Films

NBC News with Lester Holt recently shared the contributions of some amazing young adults in our autism community! Exceptional Minds, a vocation school based in California, helps their students with autism to pursue careers in digital animation and visual effects! [...]

By |May 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Adults with Autism Help Work on Game of Thrones; Avengers Films

New Film on Autism & Love Released in Theaters; On Demand Today

Jane Wants a Boyfriend, an Indie Feature starring Eliza Dushku and Louisa Krause which looks at autism & love is out today (March 25, 2016) in select theaters in 10 cities and available to watch on all major VOD networks [...]

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Adult with Autism Talks Consultant Role in New Film About Autism & Love

Jane Wants a Boyfriend is a new upcoming film circled around Jane - a bright eyed young woman in her mid 20’s living with autism - and her overprotective, and recently engaged older sister, Bianca (played by Eliza Dushku). I [...]

By |February 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Adult with Autism Talks Consultant Role in New Film About Autism & Love

5 Actresses Who Have Played Characters with Autism

In honor of the release today of Jane Wants a Boyfriend, a film that looks at the life of a young woman with autism trying to find love in NYC we’re counting down 5 actresses who’ve portrayed realistic portrayals of autism [...]

By |June 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment

These 10 Films Will Help You Learn More About Autism

On March 25, 2016, Jane Wants a Boyfriend, an indie feature that looks at a young woman with autism trying to find love in New York City was released in select theaters and on most major video on demand services [...]

By |May 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|8 Comments