We also meet the Mojica family whose 14-year old son Adam is autistic. They talk about their concerns for Adam’s future. They state that these concerns prompted them to set up a trust for Adam instead of buying their own home.
We also meet John D’Eri who opened a car wash to employee people with autism. D’Eri’s inspiration was his son who is autistic.
- Raise awareness
- Advocate for people with autism
- Support families
- Support research
We learn about their testimony before Congress and how Suzanne started Light It Up Blue. Interestingly, no other autism support group is mentioned.
- Costs of treatment
- Waiting lists
- Lack of insurance coverage
- Little or no support services for adults with autism
- If placed in care, their nonverbal children would not be able to report abuse
If you know nothing about autism, you won’t get a balanced view from this documentary. But, watching it will educate people about some aspects of autism including:
- Challenges faced by parents on a daily basis
- Financial costs to families
- Need for respite services for families
- Lack of services for adults with autism
Have you seen this documentary? If so, what did you think?