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The Autistic Me... - August 11th 2009, 09:13 PM

Okay, I'm not sure whether this should go in this forum or not, so staff feel free to move it.


Anyways, I saw this documentary tonight about three young men on the spectrum and all the difficulties they had to face in their daily lives. I absolutely loved it, although I did find that the presence of the cameras sometimes seemed a bit intrusive at times. I have always thought that people should be more knowledgeable where autism is concerned and I thought this program was great at informing people who may not know very much about it.

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Re: The Autistic Me... - August 11th 2009, 10:40 PM

Are you talking about the one that was on BBC3? If so, i missed it! I really wanted to watch it.


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Re: The Autistic Me... - August 12th 2009, 04:18 AM

MTV's show True Life did an episode called "I Have Autism". It was a pretty well-done episode. I haven't seen "The Autistic Me", though.


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Re: The Autistic Me... - August 13th 2009, 08:09 AM

I'm just about to watch it now. BBC3 seems to be just about all I watch these days.

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You can watch it on BBC iplayer.

Someone I know actually knows one of the people in the documentary somehow, which is quite cool.
   
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Re: The Autistic Me... - August 13th 2009, 09:52 AM

It's a really enlightening programme.

I think a lot of people completely mis-understand autism. It would seem your average joe knows Rainman and that's all their knowledge on autism.

I enjoyed it. (:
   
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Re: The Autistic Me... - August 13th 2009, 08:57 PM

I watched a show about a family that had 6 kids with autism and all the kids were on different points of autism spectrum (that sounds wrong). It was really interesting and it gave me more insight into it.

And, I think that having more shows about autism and what not would be such a great idea because people really do misunderstand it.


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