The Writers Guild of America, East. in partnership with the Alliance for Inclusion in the Arts, presented a panel on “Writing Disabled Characters” on June 10.
The panel was hosted by Tom Fontana (OZ, HOMICIDE: LIFE ON THE STREET) and moderated by Howard Sherman, acting executive director of Alliance for Inclusion in the Arts. Panelists included George Gallego (Founder and CEO, Wheels of Progress), Alexandria Wailes (actor, NURSE JACKIE), Susan Kim (Writer, WONDER PETS!, ARTHUR), Kristen Lange (Writer, THE MICHAEL J. FOX SHOW) and Marygrace O’Shea (Writer, LAW & ORDER).
Below are four highlight video clips from the event.
George Gallego (Founder and CEO of Wheels of Progress)
Susan Kim (WONDER PETS!, ARTHUR, DRAGON TALES)
Marygrace O’Shea (LAW & ORDER) and Alexandria Wailes (NURSE JACKIE)
Kristen Lange (MICHAEL J. FOX SHOW) and Marygrace O’Shea (LAW & ORDER)