DJ Savarese is a gifted young writer and advocate for nonspeaking autistics. Once considered a profoundly disabled kid on a fast track to nowhere, he is now a first-year college student who insists on standing up for his peers: people who are dismissed as incompetent because they are neurologically diverse. Deej reveals what it takes to make the goals of inclusion and disability rights a reality.
Watch it tonight at 8pm on WGBH WORLD
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