The Good Doctor on ABC (image from On Dish Magazine)

Autism on TV

Last Monday – September 25th – ABC aired the pilot episode of The Good Doctor. From ABC: Freddie Highmore plays Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, (who) relocates from a quiet country life to join a prestigious hospital’s surgical unit. Alone in the world and unable to personally connect with those…

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Vindicated, but angry

This should not bother me. Yet it does. Not too long ago, I sat in on a conference call with a web development/design firm who was tasked with redesigning about 20 new websites for us. As the organization’s website manager, it’s my job to follow the progress, ask pertinent questions and address any concerns they…

The Prank Call

Let’s get this out of the way now: Matt is a funny kid. In no way has he let his autism hold him back in any way and put a damper on his sense of humor or overall wittiness. Be it a joke or a prank or other humorous antic, there should be little doubt…

Matt smirking at the camera

The ‘A-Ha’ Moment

Not long ago I questioned why people do obstacle course races. Today, I ask the when. There I was: standing in the coral with about 250 other runners waiting for the starter to send us off. I’d run a few 5ks before so this wasn’t really a new experience though at the same time, it…

2012 Warrior Dash - me as a Blue Man