Friday, October 21, 2016

The Accountant: A Movie Character with Autism

The main character in the recently released movie The Accountant ( starring Ben Affleck has autism. Gifted in math, Affleck's character Christian Wolff works for criminal organizations and kills people with military-style firearms. To learn more about autism, Affleck and director Gavin O'Connor met with students at Exceptional Minds (, a non-profit vocational center for young adults on the autism spectrum in Sherman Oaks, California. Laurie Stephens, director of clinical services for Education Spectrum (, an autism therapeutic center in Altadena, California, served as a liaison on The Accountant. Critics of the movie are concerned viewers will think there is a link between autism and violence. Go to for a review of The Accountant.

Ben Affleck in The Accountant

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