A man with Down syndrome dreams of reviving his dead mother. An expressive story, driven by visual poetry, not by dialogue.
After struggling with many treatment options, a family decides to give their son medical cannabis to lessen the effects of his severe autism.
A mother’s mental strength is tested when she enrolls her son with autism in an ice skating program.
An inspiring, heart-warming story about Cory: a brilliant and talented 11 year-old boy with autism with a passion for dogs.
For a boy who feels raindrops are as uncomfortable as bullets and puddles as dangerous as whirlpools, how can being submerged in a pool be relaxing?
A high school student with Down syndrome pursues her crush in hopes of securing a date for the Valentine’s Day Dance.
A family with a daughter with severe autism sells everything and goes to live deep in the jungles of Trinidad to make their daughter happy.
Explore the significance of difference and equality in the life of Eliza, a 20 year old woman living with Down syndrome.
A personal mini-documentary on the thoughts of the filmmaker’s brother Wataru Kubo, who has autism.
Libby provides some insight about the joys of living with her best friend, and big brother, Max, who has Down syndrome.
A poem written by Emily Meek in which she states a variety of her wishes. A Sproutflix Production.
During an emotional time in his life Jimmy is enrolled, by his father, at a boarding school. While there he gets a crush on a waitress and meets a ghost.
Bobby and his brother Luke are looking for love… A comic look at the perils of dating with and without an intellectual disability.
This film takes a rare look at the controversial subject of parents with intellectual disabilities and their children.
An inspirational short documentary about a boy with Down syndrome and his love of baseball.
Jeffrey has a certain flair and a passion to be with people, to help others and enjoy life!
Jarell is a teenager with autism who has learned to use hip-hop dance as a means to communicate his true self to the world.
Six-year-old Karla has the sweetest big brother she could hope for. Nordahl loves cuddles and he’s a fun playmate. But he also needs lots of care.
An intimate portrait of a family in Iowa whose lives begin to change when their first son is diagnosed with a rare behavioral disorder.
A vivacious woman forms an unlikely friendship with a Sudanese refugee through their mutual love of the street dance, KRUMP.
A child who was never expected to walk or speak overcomes incredible odds to become an accomplished visual artist.
Watch the remarkable story of how Tim Sharp found his voice through art and became an international sensation with Laser Beak Man.
During a road trip, Michael, a young man with Down syndrome, is determined to convince his clueless brother to teach him how to drive.
A realistic yet loving portrait of people with developmental disabilities. Marni and Kris, married in 1993, live and work in NYC.
The story of what happens when four young men with autism from a public school, are chosen to pilot a college inclusion program in NYC.
Lou, a young boy with a developmental disability, sings and plays the piano, as he tells the story of his life, his enjoyments and difficulties.
Experience the loving relationship of a mother and her young adult son as they hike 900 miles of trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
A group of students are preparing a special trip to the beach. Marina, a 15-year-old girl has a strong wish to visit the sea for the first time.
Martin is severely brain damaged due to a car accident, and can no longer move or speak. Martin used to live life in the fast lane.
Zach is simply asking the world to listen and to see his little brother, Cam, for ‘who he is’ and not just by ‘how he is’.
Step into Nikau’s colorful world as he turns to his animator Dad to help fulfill aspirations of bringing the character Munch Jr. to life.
An introduction to Zulu P, a group of four rappers with developmental challenges who create some wild beats.
A hand-drawn animation exploring a mother’s natural concerns for her son Joel and his transition into adulthood.
Jamie has a profound learning disability. Despite being close to nonverbal, he demonstrates charisma, humor and emotional sensitivity.
A documentary about two brothers, acclaimed Aboriginal actor Aaron Pedersen, and Vinnie Pedersen, who has an intellectual disability.
A young girl tries to understand why her little brother, who has autism, is not like the other children and gives her version of the facts.
A father-son fishing duo from Brooklyn go fishing in Jamaica Bay, Queens. Little Sal has learning disabilities and uses fishing to connect to the world.
Meet Eddie. He’s a seventeen-year-old boy with Down’s syndrome. He’s stubborn and charming, funny and sometimes temperamental.
Ray worries about his brother Rick, who has autism. With the help of a counselor, he realizes he may be mistaken in his thoughts about Rick.
The Random 1 team meets Kevin, a shy, young man with an intellectual disability. He has a simple request: help him find his first date.
Go inside the life of a woman with a developmental disability who is struggling to raise three children who also have disabilities.
“Floating Boy” is the story of a young man who wants to fly. His father, wanting the best for his boy, wants him to stay grounded.
Lucy thinks her brother, Luka, is broken. His obsessive, meticulous, infuriating arrangements of sugar cubes and thimbles prove it.
We focus on 4 men raising children with various disabilities as they share their hopes, dreams, joys and challenges.
Actors with learning disabilities rehearse an acclaimed play by Claire Luckham, “The Choice”, a play about abortion.
Can individuals with developmental disabilities be good parents? “Family Life” profiles Clement & Karen Lefebvre and their two children.
As a 12-year-old grapples with identity, his family faces the emotional realities of his autism diagnosis.
A glimpse into the lives of two young individuals with Down syndrome living happy and fulfilling lives.
Despite medical hardships and intellectual challenges, people with Williams embrace life, and everyone around them, with unconditional love.
Coal miner Carl Short suffers from black lung. He lives with his 40-year old son Sammy, who has Down syndrome. Who will take care of Sammy?
Identical twins were born only three minutes apart, yet are separated by a large distinction: Ella has Down syndrome while Eavan does not.
Tanner discusses the time when he learned about his diagnosis of being autistic, and how it has actually helped him.
Portrait-in-motion of a troupe of young adult dancers with Down syndrome.
On the day of their mother’s funeral, Dani finds his brother Joel, a boy with special needs, hiding under the bed.
Eugene, a teenage boy with Down syndrome, who is fascinated with rainbow mythology, has always felt like an outsider looking in.
Seagulls Football Club exists to provide sporting opportunities to people with an intellectual disability in the suburbs of Melbourne.
Despite severe medical hardships, learning disabilities, and challenges “fitting in” with peers, Ben’s love for life and for music shines.
James, born with Fragile X Syndrome, finds joy in the smallest things and uses his gift of comedic timing to inspire others.
With unfailing determination, a man with a developmental disability forces his family to understand his perspective of the world he lives in.
A story about a young boy with autism named Tyler Doi who loves wind chimes.
A young woman who has overcome barriers and whose successful participation in a community college has enhanced the quality of her life.
Siblings is a touching look inside the world of those who have grown up with a brother or sister with a developmental disability.
Two young adults with FASD spend a day exploring Seattle and discussing the difficult realities of living with a preventable disability.
“Spectrum” combines live action and animation to reveal the underlying sensory differences that create an autistic perspective.
“Spectrum” combines live action and animation to explore the inner sensory experience of autism.
The story of world-class weight lifter Jon Shapiro and his childhood sweetheart Holly James, both of whom were born with Down syndrome.
Lou may have Down’s Syndrome but she is more than capable of looking after herself and she longs for independence.
This film gives a view into the lives of children with autism at home and at school, and profiles the efforts of their parents and teachers.
A chance encounter one night between Georges & Harry sets the scene for a carefully-crafted examination of love, loss and life rediscovery.
Through the lens of Down syndrome, Zion captures the heart and soul of his family, nature and friends on canvas and ceramics.
Follow Jayden, a two and half year old diagnosed with autism, through his first months of school in the Bronx.
After epileptic seizures as a baby, Agnes was suspected of having autism. Her mother, a filmmaker, focuses on the inner family sphere.
There were days when I was made fun of, picked on, and treated mean. From these experiences came the idea of The Imagifriends.
Thomas gets more than he bargained for in his interview at a prestigious law firm; the chance to change the lives of a father and son.
After the death of a close friend, a woman with Down syndrome goes looking for her brother.
A personal look into the lives of three couples with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
A unique insight of a bright young man, who surprisingly survived his near fatal accident and is able to tell his story with brutal honesty.
Simon believes his failure to lead a normal adolescent life is solely down to his brother’s disability.
A young adult with severe autism, Alex is functionally non-verbal and makes what we in the verbal world call art.
The story of the conflicted relationship between two men coping with the consequences of severe brain injury.
Two young rowers with intellectual disabilities thrive on the companionship and routine that comes with being part of a team.
Brothers and sisters have a unique window into each other’s world especially when one of the siblings in the family has autism.
A 1980 Academy Award winner starring 2 young people with Down syndrome. This drama focuses on their desire to have a relationship.
An inspiring portrayal of adolescence, which takes an intimate look at Billy, a 15-year-old outsider growing up in small-town Maine.
“Beyond Borders” is a strong poet mosaic narration representing 3 people of different ethnic origin having a physical or mental disability.
Clark, a young man with Down syndrome, seeks to understand his own difference through his fascination with Sasquatch and Superman.
When everyone finds out that Paul likes a girl from school, his family, support worker and teacher all try to act in Paul’s ‘Best Interest’.
The story of Deirdre, a young girl from New York struggling to accept Los Angeles as her new home.
A combination of funny and heart-wrenching – people’s candid and articulate self-awareness quickly shatter preconceptions of the disabled.
A young man’s charm and charisma challenges the prejudices of a stranger at a bus stop.
An insightful and soul-touching film about Jon, a 40-year old man, severely and profoundly affected by Down syndrome.
This film shows how independent and informed a young man with Down syndrome can be. The film gives a glimpse into a life to be proud of.
Celebrate the life of a person with a developmental disability who has become a valued member of the mainstream community.
This auto-biographical documentary follows the filmmaker as he bids farewell to the housing cooperative he has lived in for eight years..
Rachel writes a letter to her future children describing her experiences of caring for her big brother who has Autism and Down syndrome.
“Track by Track” follows the story of Kendall Collins, an 18-year-old sketch artist with autism who is on the brink of adulthood.
A story about Kevin, a man with mental illness resulting from brain injury. His short term memory causes confusion, anxiety and frustration.
This live-action/animated documentary explores the relationship between Vas, a man with autism, and his older sister Christine.
A playful and unsentimental portrait of Rene, a young man with Down syndrome, made by his close friend Duane Graves.
After a teenage house party goes too far, a bullied boy with Down syndrome is forced to take the reins and look after the bully: his brother.
“Ups Not Downs” shows how one family in the UK deals with day-to-day life with a child with Down syndrome.
An Academy Award nominated documentary on a woman with autism’s inner world, her writing, and the friends she makes while in college.
In the Somali refugee population of Minnesota, many American-born children are being diagnosed with severe Autism.
Joshua, an 18-year-old diagnosed with autism, overcomes his personal struggles while becoming a champion at the sport he loves.
A boy has a little sister with Angelman Syndrome. Through a poem he wrote, we see the strong bond that exists between these siblings.
Eight adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities interview their parents about what it was like when they were children.
In an age where photography is over-saturated, Ryan combines his photography skills and love of urban exploration.
Andrew is somewhat verbal and can do most basic self-care tasks. He craves the same independence that his brother and older sister enjoy.
Riley was brutally beaten in a bias crime because of his developmental disability. Such a bias crime is not unusual.
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