Having grown up with a developmentally disabled sister (who rarely saw herself on screen and who had trouble making friends), I believe passionately in the power and importance of disability representation, especially in children's television. That's why I created Disney's first princess with a disability on SOFIA THE FIRST. And it's why I'm so proud to report that today - for World Autism Awareness Day - Disney is premiering the episode I wrote of FANCY NANCY that introduces
Ooh la la! Today, FANCY NANCY was nominated for the 2020 NAMIC Vision Award for Animation!
Founded in 1994, the 2020 NAMIC Vision Awards will again salute and recognize original content shown on television and/or digital platforms that is reflective of the depth and breadth of the lives, spirit and contributions of people of color.
I'm proud to be a writer on this magnifique show!