“The A Word” – New BBC One Drama

The-A-Word-BBC-autism-dramaThe BBC are promoting a new 6 part family drama centred around a young autistic child, called

“The A Word”

The first episode is set to air on BBC1, Tuesday 22nd March at 9pm.

trailer-the-a-word-bbc1You can watch the BBC trailer to the show by clicking the image to the right.

Christopher Eccleston is one of the lead characters, and when the BBC started filming this last year was quoted as saying:

“I’m very proud to be reunited with writer Peter Bowker on The A Word. This is a special job for us all. We hope the audience take us to their hearts.”

I know that the team here at Axia-ASD are very interested in hearing your thoughts on this drama when it starts tonight, and welcome your comments which can be left below.

Dream – Guest Contributor
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One comment on ““The A Word” – New BBC One Drama
  1. Brian Gourley says:

    Alongside Steve Silberman’s book NeuroTribes this could well go down as one of the key occurrences that have marked the 2010s as the moment in human civilisation when autism and the spectrum finally stepped out of the shadows and into the daylight as yet another part of the continuum of the human condition.

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