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The Good Doctor and Autism

TV’s latest hit and hottest show on the network is The Good Doctor (Monday 10pm/Ch.7 (ABC), starring Freddie Highmore as Dr. Shawn Murphy, who’s goal is to be a surgeon, despite his affliction with autism.


If you already are a fan of the show, you are mesmerized with Freddie’s acting and how he flawlessly performs his role.   In several interviews and talk shows, Freddie shares how he had to learn this difficult and challenging role with the support of the show’s consultant, plus his own research on autism.

Since the show debuted three seasons ago, it has brought a new awareness to autism and broken barriers in that those with autism have begun looking at life with new hope and prospective.

They now feel comfortable and relieved about reaching out to express themselves. They are now acknowledged and noticed for what they can contribute to society, rather than dismissed or ignored given their condition.
A Scene from The Good Doctor - The Speech 



While there is no cure, those with autism can…

Training Your Precious Pooch

A trained dog is the best dog.

Dogs communicate through barking, tail-wagging, ears perked up/ears dropped down; they detect positive/negative energy from their humans. Dogs crave love and rewards for good behavior.
Some are rescue dogs and therapy dogs while others have known nothing but abuse for a portion of their lives, making them extra cautious and not easily connected with their fellow four-legged friends, their humans or society itself. 


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The TV show, Dogs: Impossible, premiered Sunday September 9th, 10pm on National Geographic’s. Matt Beisner is zen dog founder. He rehabilitates and trains out-of-control dogs to be human-sociable; hence, helps them to love, respect and obey their owners. Why? Matt believes there are no bad dogs - just dogs that need help and love to reconnect and reunite them with society. He calls this 'correction to connection'.

Matt was bitten by a dog when he was a child but later chose to conquer his own fears and reconnect with dogs;  Some of Matt’s…