Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, relocates from a quiet country life to join a prestigious hospital surgical unit. Alone in the world and unable to personally connect with those around him, Shaun uses his extraordinary medical gifts to save lives and challenge the skepticism of his colleagues.
Autism affects an estimated 1 in 54 children in the United States today. In honor of the fourteenth annual World Autism Awareness Day (April 2), we present you with a list of television shows that have helped autism representation on the small screen by sensitively showcasing the vast diversity of people on the autism spectrum.
September 2017 - April 2021