Young actor Micah Fowler who has cerebral palsy in real life has been cast in ABC’s comedy pilot “Speechless,” which is about a family with a special-needs child. Fowler will portray JJ, the family’s eldest child, who is nonverbal.
Micah Fowler, Actor With Cerebral Palsy, Stars in New ABC Series 'Speechless'
Maya DiMeo (Minnie Driver) takes charge of her family that includes her husband Jimmy (John Ross Bowie) and their three sons: Ray (Mason Cook), Dylan (Kyla Kenedy) and JJ (Micah Fowler), who has special needs.
Created by Scott Silveri. With Minnie Driver, John Ross Bowie, Cedric Yarbrough, Mason Cook. The family of a special-needs teen is good at dealing with the challenges he faces - and excellent at creating new ones.