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Touching Video Explores Being a Dad to a Child with Autism

April 24, 2014

New media company SoulPancake produces a video series called The Fatherhood Project where filmmaker Corbyn Tyson explores what it means to be a good dad. The latest installment in the series follows Matt Oakes' parenting journey with his son Liam. Liam was recently diagnosed with autism and Verbal Apraxia. He is mostly non-verbal and communicates using a tablet computer. The moving short film explores the joys and fears associated with being the parent of a newly-diagnosed child with autism.