Here’s a look at a new documentary film film about autism told from a black father’s perspective, something that, at least to my knowledge, has never been done before. The film is Autistic Like Me made by filmmaker Charles Jones which tells his story and of five other fathers coming to grips and understanding their children’s autism disorder. Needless to say this is a worthwhile and valuable film.
As Jones says: “There are many men walking around silently suffering as I once did. The film and this movement gives a voice to those men. Our children need this voice.”
Below in a trailer for the film and a short video of Jones discussing why he made the film: