EP 5: Let’s Get To Know Danny Jordan


Danny Jordan is the creator of The Capables a group of super-capable kid superheroes all of whom have a super capability or “cape.” Each Capable’s superpower is activated through empowerment.  When Danny’s daughter was diagnosed with an upper limb difference, he found himself immediately compelled to do whatever he could to contribute something positive, something of true importance to this world. Something that would make the world his daughter grows up in more loving, more accepting, and more inclusive. He created The Capables so his daughter and others like her got to see themselves represented on the page as the hero in the story. Outside of this thrilling new literary adventure, Danny has produced and directed over 150 hours of primetime major network and cable television programming. He has also worked extensively as a branded media executive and sponsor producer, securing partnerships with and successfully integrating leading brands into traditional and digital media. Select producing credits include: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Biggest Loser, MasterChef, Deal or No Deal, Storage Wars, and Playbill Presents: The Broadway Cast (Top 100 Apple Podcast). In this episode, Danny joins us to talk about individuals with disabilities being the lead character, how to talk to your kids about differences, and advocating for yourself and your kids in doctors appointments.