POV: Neurotypical

POV: Neurotypical

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 9:00pm

Paula and her son Cody.´╗┐

Credit: Courtesy of Neurotypical´╗┐

Explore autism from the point of view of three autistic people: child, teenager and adult.´╗┐ Four-year-old Violet, teenaged Nicholas and adult Paula occupy different positions on the autism spectrum, but they are all at pivotal moments in their lives. How they and the people around them work out their perceptual and behavioral differences becomes a remarkable reflection of the ÔÇťneurotypicalÔÇŁ world ÔÇö the world of the non-autistic ÔÇö revealing inventive adaptations on each side and an emerging critique of both what it means to be normal and what it means to be human.´╗┐ POV: Neurotypical´╗┐ airs Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 9 p.m. on WXXI World.

Watch Neurotypical - Trailer on PBS. See more from POV.

POV: Neurotypical is presented as part of Move to Include, a partnership between WXXI and the Golisano Foundation designed to stimulate community dialogue about the perspectives of people with physical and intellectual disabilities. Its mission is to ultimately build a community that celebrates abilities.´╗┐

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