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5 films and shows about autism streaming on Netflix

Atypical

When a teen on the autism spectrum decides to get a girlfriend, his bid for more independence puts his whole family on a path of self-discovery. 

Wizard Mode

Pinball wizard Robert Gagno trains his focus on becoming a world pinball champion while simultaneously challenging social assumptions about autism.

Louis Theroux: Extreme Love - Autism

In this documentary, Louis Theroux visits an innovative school for children with autism and speaks with the families about their unique challenges and joys.   

A Boy Called Po

After his wife's death, an overworked engineer struggles to care for his son with autism, who regresses into a fantasy world to escape real-life bullying.

The Lighthouse of the Orcas

A mother travels to Patagonia with her autistic son with the hopes that a ranger and a pod of wild orcas can help him find an emotional connection. (Turn on English subtitles in Youtube settings)

 

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