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Why I Continue To Applaud ‘The Good Doctor’ As An Autism Advocate

I continue to applaud The Good Doctor for not only giving a platform to highlight autism but showing that skilled people with autism can make an impact in the workforce if given the opportunity. With each season of ‘The Good [...]

By |September 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

‘The Good Doctor’ Scene That Resonated With Me As A Person With Autism

Warning: Spoilers below! You can watch this episode of The Good Doctor on ABC here. In an episode of “The Good Doctor” titled “Islands: Part One,” Dr. Shaun Murphy goes on a road trip with his friend and neighbor Lea. [...]

By |January 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ‘The Good Doctor’ Scene That Resonated With Me As A Person With Autism

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

5 People With Autism Who’d Shine At A ‘Night of Too Many Stars’

Every year, a special event happens in our community called A Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs where celebrities in recent years such as Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Olivia Munn, Adam Sandler and others from our [...]

By |November 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 People With Autism Who’d Shine At A ‘Night of Too Many Stars’

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

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