FREE Screening of Documentary Film About Autistic World Travelers

Attend This Cinematic Celebration of Typers!

About the Movie:
In Wretches & Jabberers, two men with autism 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 dissect public attitudes about autism and issue a hopeful challenge to reconsider competency and the future.

Growing up, they were presumed “retarded” and excluded from normal schooling. With limited speech, they both faced lives of social isolation . When they learned as adults to communicate by typing, their lives changed dramatically. Their world tour message is that the same possibility exists for others like themselves.

From beginning to end, Thresher and Bissonnette Inspire parents and young men and women with autism with a poignant narrative of personal struggle that always rings with intelligence, humor, hope and courage.

See You In Brownsburg on Nov. 17 or in Fishers or Nov. 24

R.S.V.P: To attend this free event, please send an email to Denise Smyth.

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