Portraying Asperger’s

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Dan Shaked is a young actor who is not on the spectrum but he is currently starring in the play, On the Spectrum, in which he plays a young man with aspergers. Dan talks with Shannon Penrod and Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson about the research he did to play the role and reactions from the audience about the authenticity of his portrayal.

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