The A Word

The various generations of the Hughes family, who all love, work and fight like any other clan, find they must learn to communicate all over again when the youngest member is diagnosed with autism.

  • The A Word (2016)
čeština English français עברית Nederlands język polski español suomi italiano Português - Brasil
  • Series ID 308680
  • Status Continuing
  • First Aired March 22, 2016
  • Airs Tuesday, at 9:00pm
  • Networks BBC One
  • Average Runtime 58.1 minutes
  • Genres Drama
  • Original Country Great Britain
  • Original Language English
  • Relationship Types Family
  • Sub-Genre British Adaptation
  • TV Type or Format Story-based Drama
  • Time Period 2010s 2020s
  • Geographic Location England
  • Setting Farm / Rural Area
  • On Other Sites Facebook IMDB Official Website
  • Episode Screenshot Format 16:9 Screencap
  • Favorited This series has been favorited by 31 people.
  • Created March 9, 2016 by Maretoh
  • Modified March 30, 2021 by Mattman583

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Autism affects an estimated 1 in 54 children in the United States today. In honor of the fourteenth annual World Autism Awareness Day (April 2), we present you with a list of television shows that have helped autism representation on the small screen by sensitively showcasing the vast diversity of people on the autism spectrum.

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