POV

Neurotypical

Wednesday, August 13, 8 p.m. on World
Thursday, August 14, 1 a.m. on World
Thursday, August 14, 9 a.m. on World
Thursday, August 14, 3 p.m. on World
Saturday, August 16, 12 p.m. on World
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Neurotypical is an exploration of autism from the point of view of autistic people themselves. Four-year-old Violet, teenaged Nicholas and adult Paula occupy different positions on the autism spectrum, but they are all at pivotal moments in their lives. How they and the people around them work out their perceptual and behavioral differences becomes a remarkable reflection of the "neurotypical" world -- the world of the non-autistic -- revealing inventive adaptations on each side and an emerging critique of both what it means to be normal and what it means to be human.
 

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