Autism is becoming more ‘mainstream’
There are now more people with autism on-screen and in the workforce.
The two trends are related and, advocates hope, will open the door to even more progress.
“Sesame Street” debuted a character with autism in April after extensive collaboration with autism groups.
Filmmaker Rachel Israel wanted to make a movie about a neurological disorder that actually starred people with the condition. Her film “Keep the Change” won several awards at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival.
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- 8th August 2017