ABC just aired a new comedy TV show revolving around a young man with cerebral palsy and his family titled “Speechless”. The show tackles a variety of issues that many families with children with disabilities face while also being a comedy. Some of the issues faced by the family include communication, accessibility, inclusion, advocating, and many others. This show would be great to watch for families who have children with any disability. The reviews indicate that the show is a good balance between serious and funny and the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) shared that it was a must watch! The link provided is a review from Variety that goes into detail about the plot of the show and the first episode. It is a great review to learn more about the show and determine if it is something to add to your DVR.

TV Review: ‘Speechless’