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Preview: Season 5 Episode 14 | 30s

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DEEJ is the story of DJ Savarese, a gifted, young writer and advocate for nonspeaking autistics. Once a “profoundly disabled” foster kid on a fast track to nowhere, DJ is now a first-year college student who insists on standing up for his peers: people who are dismissed as incompetent because they are neurologically diverse. Will Deej be able to find freedom for himself and others like himself?

Aired: 10/17/17 | Rating: TV-PG

Major funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Additional funding provided by the Wyncote Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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