A List of Autism Documentaries

Here is a list of autism related documentaries I've been compiling. Please add if I have missed any you know of. I'm also interested in non specific disibilities documentaries which will be my next list. 

I hope someone finds this useful.



Children of the Stars

Normal People Scare Me

Normal People Scare Me Too


Autism Every Day

Autism: The Musical

Autism Is a World

Recovered: Journeys Through the Autism Spectrum and Back

Refrigerator Mothers

Son-Rise: A Miracle of Love

Vectors of Autism: A documentary about Laura Nagle

The Horse Boy                  

The Transporters

Too Sane for This World

Wretches & Jabberers


A Mother's Courage: Talking Back to Autism/ The Sunshine Boy

Dad's in Heaven with Nixon

Loving Lamppost’s

Autism in Love

Best Kept Secret

The United States of Autism

The Wall

How to Dance in Ohio

Recovered: Journeys Through the Autism Spectrum and Back

Her Name Is Sabine

Educating Peter

Sounding the Alarm: Battling the Autism Epidemic

The Asperger’s Difference

Asperger’s are US

Autism and Cake

Breaking Boundaries: The Art of Alex Masket

The Changing Face of Autism

Day in the Life: Roboticist


The Hummingchild

JJ Journey A journey about autism

John Paul's Story: Autism and Daily Life, Therapy and Support

Kids with Cameras

Mr. Blue Sky

My Son, Pankaj

Not Forgotten: The Untold Story of Autism in Ukraine

The Red Kite Project: A Documentary

A Still Jacket

Temple Grandin: 'A View from the Inside, Everything About Autism You Always Wanted to Know'

A Time for Georgia

Travels with My Brother

We're all in this together : understanding the humanity of autism

Best and Most Beautiful Things

Girls With Autism

The Autistic Me

The Autistic Me-One Year On

The Autistic Gardener

Aspergers the Movie

Autism in Pink

Autism: The Hidden Disability

BBC Horizon: Living With Autism

Autism: Challenging Behaviour

Donna Williams Jam Jar

Fahmeer: An Autism Documentary

Just Like You: Autism

Real Life Families: Autism

Only Human: Make Me Normal

My Family and Autism

Something About Us

Season of the Child: Autism

The Nature of Things: The Autism Enigma

Girls with Autism

Savant Documentaries 


Derek Paravicini: In the Key of Genius

60 Minutes: Jake the Maths Prodigy

Extraordinary People: The Rainman Twins

Extraordinary People: The Real Rainman

Extraordinary People: The Human Camera

Extraordinary People: The Boy with the Incredible Brain

Extraordinary People: The Musical Genius