Saturday, April 30, 2011

Life ON THE Autism Spectrum


Hope you enjoyed April's Autism Awareness Month.

Here are some movies to keep you sharing all year long...

"Wretches & Jabberers"
{an AMC Theatres & Autism Speaks 'Sensory-Friendly Film' viewing}  

The film, “Wretches & Jabberers,” follows Tracy Thresher, 42, and Larry Bissonnette, 52, both of whom have autism and communicate primarily through typing as they travel the globe in an effort to alter people’s attitudes about disability.( Disability Scoop article 

Logo of World Autism Awareness Day, April 2, b...Image via Wikipedia

“Autism is a World,”

Nominated for an Academy Award, "Autism Is A World" is a rare look at autism through the words of a young woman who lives with it.  Sue Rubin shares, "Autism Is A World" is an attempt, she says, "to bring people into my world of autism." CNN Presents "Autism Is A World" film

The filmmaker Gerardine Wurzburb  won a 1993 Academy Award for “Educating Peter,” a documentary about the inclusion of a student with Down syndrome, and was nominated in 2005 for “Autism is a World,” a film about a woman living with the developmental disability.“Wretches & Jabberers is Wurzburb latest release about 'uniquely different' people living on the autism spectrum.


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