Kayden Peterson (When Time Got Louder)

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Kayden Peterson
Portrayed by Jonathan Simao[1]
Appears in When Time Got Louder
Year 2022

Kayden Peterson is a main character in the Canadian coming-of-age drama movie When Time Got Louder.

Character creation

Actor Jonathan Simao is on the spectrum[2][3][4] Director Connie Cocchia also has a brother who is nonverbal and autistic.[5] She insisted on casting an autistic actor for the role.[6]


Kayden is first stated to have autism in the movie's trailer.[7] He is nonverbal.

See also

  • Curtis Mounir from Turner and Hooch, a character played by the same actor.


  1. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11362842/fullcredits
  2. https://www.instagram.com/jonathansimaoofficial/ "~ On The Spectrum ~
  3. https://www.frameline.org/films/frameline46/when-time-got-louder "Featuring extraordinary performances as well as welcoming newcomer Jonathan Simao (who was cast authentically as someone who is on the autism spectrum),"
  4. https://www.instagram.com/p/CjT8YOLJVkT/ "Being able to not only authentically represent myself on the autism spectrum but portraying it in such a beautiful heartfelt story is something incredible."
  5. https://globalnews.ca/video/9181819/new-film-explores-impact-of-autism-on-family-relationships/
  6. Mina Kerr-Lazenby (2023-03-31). West Vancouver director raises autism awareness with film When Time Got Louder. Business in Vancouver. Retrieved on 2023-04-30.
  7. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYS75pd0YPw

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