It is estimated that as many as five million people in Europe may be on the autism spectrum. For women with autism, it is especially difficult to get a diagnose. Currently scientific establishment states that for every five boys with an autism spectrum disorder, there is only one girl with autism. Project Autism in Pink […]
“This is Autism,“ was created for the purpose of understanding the everyday lives of families in the Autism Community. Louis Theroux, a British-American Filmmaker, produced this documentary working together with Discovery Health. Theroux traveled to the Developmental Learning Center (DLC) in Warren, New Jersey. The DLC is a leading innovators in autism schools of its kind, and the documentary […]
Lance was a man who feared leaving his own home, but he began a journey no one believed was possible. He has now travelled over 25,000 miles in his life-long passion for beer breweries. He has been embraced by presidents and CEOs in America’s beer brewing industry for his passion for their art and to raise awareness of autism. Lance has […]
Music therapy, going to the gym and teaching life skills is all part of the Autism center in Ghana, Africa. Participants of the Autism Awareness Care and Training (AACT) center used to go swimming, but were kicked out of numerous pools. The children can be hyper- or hypo-sensitive, to the point where a single touch […]
What is life like for people with autism in Russia? Not good at all. They can be deprived of their homes, or even basic rights. Parents are told to send autistic children away to institutions. This documentary uncovers the lives and struggles of several Russians with autism.
Many parents have struggled in the fight for autism insurance coverage and treatment rights. Ava’s Story is about a young girl who presented symptoms of a more severe form of autism spectrum disorder. Her mother Anna Bullard fought hard for her daughter’s autism treatments and went on a quest to understand Applied Behavior Analysis and […]
This is the story of Flo and Kay who are the world’s only female twins with autism who are also savants. Both Flo and Kay have extraordinary memories of facts and dates. This forty-five minute documentary introduced the audience to their unique lives and presents an interesting story worth watching.
“Autie: The Story of a Thing Without a Name” is a documentary about autism, autism rights and neurodiversity in Salt Lake City, Utah, and was previously screened at the London Eco Film Festival in 2013, but is now available to watch in it’s entirety online:
Here’s a 27-minute documentary produced by Goodby Silverstein & Partners and Bodega. “I Want to Say” tells the story of a newly adopted Autism Speaks initiative called ‘Hacking Autism.’ This video journals the lives of several children with autism, their parents and the issues they all face.
Here’s BBC’s Horizon 2014 video, “Living With Autism,” hosted by world renowned Uta Frith. Uta is a pioneering developmental psychologist who began her training in the 1960’s, whose passion and dedication over a career studying autism has helped countless others understand it better.