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LISTEN: A Short Film Made By and With Nonspeaking People with Autism

Logo - COMMUNICATIONFIRSTCommunicationFIRST features a powerful short film LISTEN, in which nonspeaking autistic people talk about how they are represented in books, theatre, and film. The film provides guidance for changing the narrative and the website includes transcripts, translations, and a toolkit. 

The film was created by CommunicationFIRST, the only nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and advancing the civil rights of the more than 5 million children and adults in the United States who, due to disability or other conditions, are unable to rely on speech alone to be understood

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