What it’s like to be the parent of a child with autism

Autistic Genius

While checking out the latest review of a documentary at Sundance for “Autism Every Day” I found a shorter version of it online at Autism Speaks.


I don’t know how to link directly to the film, so you’ll have to scroll down for it and select your bandwidth, but it looks like there’s a lot of really informative and interesting videos online here anyway that might serve as a good resource for the community.

A bit about “Autism Every Day” it opens up on, what the filmmaker described as a parent’s version of the opening to Saving Private Ryan, meant to shock the system for those seeing it… and it does seem like the audience they’re trying to appeal to here is one of the layman (or layparent) as it is, who doesn’t know what it’s like for a parent of an autistic child. I did find it a…

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