The family of a special-needs teen is good at dealing with the challenges he faces - and excellent at creating new ones.
Minnie Driver / John Ross Bowie / Cedric Yarbrough / Mason Cook / Micah Fowler / Kyla Kenedy
J.J. goes to a film festival where he has been nominated for an award; Jimmy tries to protect Dylan from the truth about an impending eviction; Ray tries to win back Taylor.
JJ struggles with not being treated like an adult on his 18th birthday; he learns a valuable lesson from Kenneth; an exchange student moves in with Taylor; Dylan is recruited to be on the school's wrestling team.
Maya launches a new school for J.J. out of her home; Kenneth decides to prove to his ex-wife that his life is successful.
Jimmy convinces Maya to enjoy a night out; Ray and Kenneth avoid being alone with their dates; J.J. gets more excitement than expects; Dylan spend her night out trying o win the affection of the new family dog.
JJ's pressured to date a new student at school who also has cerebral palsy. Maya and Jimmy teach Ray and his girlfriend to think less. Dylan teams with Lafayette alumni to rebel against the school's "no-prank" initiative.
The DiMeo kids mistakenly eat old Halloween candy that causes feverish dreams of horror and wish fulfillment, and Kenneth agonizes over which era of Michael Jackson to dress as for Halloween.
As the family readies for their flight to JJ's camp, Maya gets a surprise at the airport. Ray sees the summer as an opportunity to reinvent himself while Jimmy and Dylan turn the trip to camp into a father/daughter bonding moment.
When Maya forces the cancellation of the homecoming bonfire because she doesn't believe the location is wheelchair accessible, J.J. suffers backlash at school.
Maya's fear about allowing Kenneth to be J.J.'s full-time aide is confirmed when J.J. misses a physical therapy appointment; Jimmy shows Dylan how to be un-neighborly.
J.J. is a teen with special needs who uses a communication board device to "talk" since he is "Speechless", but gets nominated for President his first day at his new school.