Films and Videos relating to Autism

VIDEOS | FEATURE FILMS

My Autism and Me

My Autism and Me

Thirteen-year-old Rosie takes viewers into her world to explain what it's like to grow up with autism.

Q&A

Q&A

An animated conversation between a 12-year-old boy with Asperger's syndrome and his mom.

My Little Brother From the Moon

My Little Brother From the Moon

A young girl tries to understand why her little brother, who has autism, is not like the other children and gives her version of the facts.


FEATURE FILMS:

 

Todays Man

Today’s Man

A film by Lizzie Gottlieb whose brother, Nicky, was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome at age 21. Still living at home with his parents, we see Lizzie tackle many of the questions around what Nicky will do and how he will live once his parents are gone.

Refrigerator Mothers

Refrigerator Mothers

From the 1950’s through the 1970’s the medical establishment mistakenly believed it had found the root cause of autism: poor mothering. A striking cautionary tale about the tragedy that misdiagnosis can cause, and a dramatic portrait of women whom society rejected as mothers but who never stopped being mothers to their children.
Watch Refrigerator Mothers online at Snag Films

Autism The Musical

Autism: The Musical

The individual stories of 5 kids with autism are revealed while Elaine Hall works with them to put on a “musical.” Insightful and uplifting film.

Hold Me Tight Let Me Go

Hold Me Tight Let Me Go

We witness the amazing work of the Mulberry Bush School, dedicated to helping children with emotional and behavior problems regain control of their lives. Though not directly about Autism, this riveting film provides great insight into treating and supporting children who need intense but loving behavior intervention.

Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin is an engaging portrait of an autistic young woman who became, through timely mentoring and sheer force of will, one of America’s most remarkable success stories.

Dad's in Heaven with Nixon

Dad's in Heaven with Nixon

The story of Chris' journey from the darkness of brain damage, coupled with what was eventually diagnosed as autism, to the light that is his life today - as a happy, independent and fulfilled person, as well as an acclaimed artist.