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GENERATION A: Portraits of Autism and the Arts Preview

Autism: Disability or Gift? “GENERATION A: Portraits of Autism & the Arts” takes a close look at creative therapies and art programs which young people on the autism spectrum are utilizing to reach their highest potential. The film provides a platform for youths with autism to speak frankly about their challenges and their dreams; and to showcase their talents which include dancing, singing, painting and animated filmmaking. Interwoven are interviews with experts in the field, some of whom are also on the spectrum such as autism role models, Dr. Temple Grandin and Dr. Stephen Shore, who offer their frank and moving insight. Winner, The Raising Autism Awareness Award – Golden Door Intl. Film Festival.