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Showing 1 - 8 of 8 titles with a criteria of Subject is Asperger and Autism Spectrum Disorder


Three families show us what the textbooks and studies cannot show about autism.

The Fanlight Collection | 1988 | 29 minutes

Charts the personal journey of three families with children who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

National Film Board of Canada | 2005 | 54 minutes

The distressing story of the filmmaker's son Adam, a 12-year-old with Asperger Syndrome, during a tumultuous year in the life of their family.

The Fanlight Collection | 2006 | 47 minutes

Jan Maka was a child like any other, until his family's lives were turned upside down when it was discovered he had autism.

National Film Board of Canada | 2005 | 11 minutes

It wasn't until Helene was 20 years old that her parents discovered that their autistic daughter was able not only communicate, but to write deeply complex, philosophical and poetic work.

Icarus Films | 2016 | 85 minutes

From the 1950's through the 1970's, autism was widely blamed on cold and rejecting mothers. This film explores the devastating impact of this misdiagnosis through the stories of seven mothers and their children.

The Fanlight Collection | 2002 | 53 minutes

The experiences of several families who have struggled to love and care for children who fall at various points on the spectrum of autism.

The Fanlight Collection | 2002 | 34 minutes

This documentary brings Autism syndrome out of the shadows, stressing that young people with developmental disabilities can learn and grow, if their individual needs, styles, and abilities are respected.

The Fanlight Collection | 2008 | 62 minutes