RespectAbility’s Entertainment Media Consulting Team
Eric Ascher is the Communications Associate for RespectAbility, a nonprofit organization fighting stigmas and advancing opportunities so people with disabilities can fully participate in all aspects of community. As the Communications Associate, he is responsible for supporting RespectAbility’s Vice President, Communications in developing and implementing advocacy efforts and communications of various types. Ascher manages RespectAbility’s social media channels, website and emails; organizes and develops webinars; and supervises Communications Fellows. Being on the autism spectrum himself, he knows that people with disabilities are capable of doing great work, just like everyone else. Ascher has reviewed scripts that include autistic characters to help ensure accuracy.
About RespectAbility’s Entertainment Media Consulting Team
Comprised of diverse people with disabilities, RespectAbility’s entertainment media consultants partner with studios, production companies, writers’ rooms and news organizations to create equitable and accessible opportunities to increase the number of people with lived disability experience throughout the overall story-telling process. Learn more about the team.