Category: Autism Documentaries

Autism Candles – The Human Camera (Autism Documentary) – Real Stories

Stephen Wiltshire is one of Britain’s most prolific and talented young artists. He is also autistic. This film will follow Stephen as he faces his greatest challenge yet . Artist Stephen…

Autism Candles – Play Time: Short Documentary on Autism (Spanish Subtitles)

Play Time (2016) is an empowering short documentary about the experiences of the Fenton & Hernandez families treating their children diagnosed with autism with DIRFloortime®, a comprehensive…

Autism in Pink Documentary about Females with Autism

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 ...

Man with Autism Inspires Reaches 2.5 Million People

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 ...

Living in Ghana Africa with Autism

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 ...

Living in Russia with Autism

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.

Ava’s Autism Story

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 ...

The Rainman Twins

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: An Autism Documentary

“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:

I Want to Say – Autism Documentary Short

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.

BBC Horizon 2014 Living with Autism

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.