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Gender Male
Age 4
Voice Actor Israel Thomas-Bruce
Relatives *Teacher Harriet (Aunt)
Occupation Student
Cartoon debut Daniel's New Friend Max

Max is Teacher Harriet's nephew. He’s a recurring character who debuted on April 5, National Autism Awareness Month or more preferred by Autistics themselves, National Autism Acceptance Month. Max has Autism Spectrum Disorder and is sensitive to overwhelming loud sounds, bright flashing lights and uncomfortable fabrics.

It can take more time for him to warm up to new friends and experience, and he sometimes prefers to play on his own. Max is a big fan of numbers, buses, bugs and his big sister, Amira who’s also a new addition to the cast.

Max is voiced is voiced by newcomer Israel Thomas-Bruce, a 13-year-old eighth-grader who was diagnosed with ASD when he was 4-years-old.



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