Sir Antony Sher, Robert Lindsay, Ian Richardson and Christopher Plummer are just a few of the consummate actors to have played one of the most prized roles in English drama, Shakespeare's deliciously evil Richard III.The days of "cripping up" - a term disabled actors regularly use to describe those with no physical impairment playing disabled characters - appear numbered now, though, with Arthur Hughes taking on the coveted role.https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-61549419
When Chris Varney was in Year 2 he presented his teacher with an incredibly detailed visual chart of the royal families of Europe from the 14th to the 19th century.His teacher said: “But darling, our assignment is on winter.” Seven-year-old Varney thought: “I’ve just done a PhD on the whole last millennium. And you want me to draw clouds and rain?”At 26, Varney established the largest autistic-led organisation in the country.
Now in its ninth year, the I CAN Network, which mentors autistic young people, employs 99 people Australia-wide, 74 of whom are proudly. autistic.https://www.smh.com.au/business/workplace/the-autism-advantage-why-businesses-are-hiring-autistic-people-20220804-p5b767.h