Entertainment TV 'As We See It' First Trailer: 3 Roommates on the Autism Spectrum Navigate Life and Love As We See It premieres on January 21 By Glenn Garner Glenn Garner Instagram Twitter Glenn Garner is a Writer/Reporter who works heavily with PEOPLE's Movies and TV verticals. Since graduating from Northern Arizona University with a dual major in journalism and photography, he got his professional start at OUT Magazine, The Advocate and Teen Vogue, and he's since consistently kept his finger on the pulse of the LGBTQ community. His first book The Guncle Guide was released in 2020 and was featured on Katie Couric's list of 100 recommended books of the year. People Editorial Guidelines Published on November 22, 2021 01:06 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Amazon Prime Video's latest series depicts the triumphs and challenges of life on the autism spectrum. On Monday, the streaming platform released the first trailer for As We See It, a new series that follows three roommates — all on the autism spectrum — as they work to find jobs, make friends and fall in love. The series, which premieres on January 21 and is from Emmy Award-winning Friday Night Lights EP Jason Katims, stars Rick Glassman, Albert Rutecki and Sue Ann Pien — who each identity as living on the autism spectrum. "With the help of their families, aide, and sometimes even each other, these roommates experience setbacks and celebrate triumphs on their own unique journeys towards independence and acceptance," the official synopsis reads. Holly Robinson Peete to Star in Hallmark's First Holiday Movie to Feature Character with Autism Amazon Prime Video In the trailer, Jack (Glassman) manages to secure a job but struggles to make friends. Meanwhile, his father Lou (Joe Mantegna) reveals that he's been diagnosed with cancer and fears what will happen to his son when he's gone. "Do you want your dad to be supporting you forever?" his dad says. "I need to know that you're going to be okay." Violet (Pien) attempts to enter the world of dating when she tries her luck on dating apps. "I want a boyfriend," she says. "It's normal to have a boyfriend." And Harrison (Rutecki) works up the nerve to leave their apartment building, with some help from their aide Mandy (Sosie Bacon) and the kid who lives upstairs. RELATED VIDEO: How One Organization Is Helping People With Autism Launch Careers in Animation & Digital Arts "All that fear and anxiety that you're feeling, you just gotta push right through it," says Mandy. "Make that fear your bitch." Katims, who's also known for creating Roswell and Parenthood, serves as showrunner, writer, and executive producer for As We See It, alongside co-EPs Jeni Mulein and Danna Stern. Director Jesse Peretz (Girls, Nurse Jackie, GLOW) helmed the first episode. All eight episodes of As We See It premiere Friday, January 21 on Amazon Prime Video.