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Themighty.com: How Hamilton's Leslie Odom, Jr. Inspired Me as Someone on the Autism Spectrum

From his first Broadway performance in “Rent” to his Tony award-winning performance in “Hamilton,” not many performers in my opinion have showed more passion in their performances onstage over the years then Leslie Odom, Jr. That’s why the moment I had the opportunity to talk with him as a fellow

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Themighty.com: When a Meeting Changed the Academic Trajectory of My Son on the Autism Spectrum

We received the most amazing letter this week from our son’s university. It said, “On behalf of M University, it is my privilege to congratulate you on making the Dean’s List for the Spring 2017 semester. Your high grade point average for the past semester reflects both your academic potential

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Themighty.com: Mom and Former Police Officer Creates AutismTalk App to Help Police Interact With People on the …

Former police officer and mother to a child on the autism spectrum, Stephanie Cooper created AutismTalk App — an interactive communication app that helps first responders communicate with people on the autism spectrum.

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Themighty.com: Paramount Pictures Wants to Turn Book About Autism, 'Neurotribes,' Into a Film

Paramount Pictures has acquired the rights to Steve Silberman’s 2015 book “NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity.” The project has been set up with “Saturday Night Live” producer Lorne Michaels and his company Broadway Video.

Big news but still preliminary: Paramount/Lorne Michaels have optioned my history of autism

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Themighty.com: 'Atypical,' Netflix's New Comedy Series About Autism, Premiers This Summer

Netflix’s new original series about a boy with autism spectrum disorder, “Atypical,” will be streaming this summer, the video streaming service announced on Friday.

The eight-episode series follows a high school senior named Sam (Keir Gilchrist), who navigates dating, school and family as a teenager on the autism spectrum. The show

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