NBC's family drama "Parenthood" includes a young character with Asperger syndrome. The show's creator and writer is the father of a boy with Asperger syndrome, which has brought a lot of emphasis to that story line. Whether you've seen the show and have opinions about it, or haven't and wonder what the fuss is about, check out these reviews from your fellow readers. Then, if you've got some opinions of your own, add your review to the mix.
I've been watching Parenthood since Season 1. I must admit that the show, its depth and its relatability has brought me to tears at times. Even as an African American male in my late 30s, I could not…More
Maybe the "creator" of Parenthood has a son like this kid; but he doesn't match what I know of people with Asperger's. The lack of emotion & taking things literally matches, but the irritating obsess…More
I don't normally watch Parenthood, but as a step-parent of an Aspie, I made a point to do so. I thought the writers did an excellent job of educating the public about Asperger's...I can certainly rel…More
I watched Parenthood for the first time last week. My husband had watched it the week before and he wanted me to see it.I think it is a very realistic portrayal of a family's life. It's quite real an…More