The family of a special-needs teen is good at dealing with the challenges he faces - and excellent at creating new ones.

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Micah Fowler was cast purely on the basis of audition videos. He never met or spoke to the producers prior to being cast as JJ. See more »

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Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #33.127 (2017) See more »

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The representation was amazing!
21 September 2016 | by See all my reviews

I honestly can't remember the last time I saw a show where the main character was a wheelchair user played by an actor who actually uses a wheelchair. This alone makes the show a must-see. Admittedly there are the typical ABC-sitcom tropes: the corniness, the less-than-ideal acting, etc. But it's all worth it to see the way they tackle disabilities with an actor who experiences everything first-hand. As a viewer in a wheelchair, it was genuinely incredible. I cannot wait to see where the show goes in the future. I hope that this is one that sticks. If you don't care about it, chances are that you have never been disabled or affected by someone with a disability. (Which is disappointing as the messages in the show are aimed at you.) And if you are disabled, I would definitely recommend checking it out.


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