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Autism Movie Series: Temple Grandin

April 6, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
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Autism gave her a vision. She gave it a voice. Temple Grandin follows a young woman's perseverance and determination while struggling with the isolating challenges of autism at a time when it was still unknown. The film chronicles Temple Grandin's ea...

Autism Movie Series: Wretches & Jabberers

April 13, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
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Two autistic men embark on a global quest to change attitudes about disability and intelligence. Determined to put a new face on autism, Tracy Thresher, 42, and Larry Bissonnette, 52, travel to Sri Lanka, Japan and Finland. At each stop, they di...

Autism Movie Series: My Name is Khan

April 20, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
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An Indian Muslim man with Asperger's syndrome takes a challenge to speak to the President of the United States seriously and embarks on a cross-country journey. As his travels continue, Khan inspires optimism and joy in the hearts of the people he en...

Autism Movie Series: Life, Animated

April 27, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Lake Forest Library
Room: Reed Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
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A coming of age story about a boy and his family who overcame great challenges by turning Disney animated movies into a language to help a young autistic man to develop reading, writing and communication skills and express love, loss, kinship and bro...