Autism in Love
Life-Wire News Service extends our congratulations to Lindsey and Dave of Matt Fuller’s Independent Lens, proving that love overcomes disability. Many happy years to both of you.
The Life-Wire News Crew reviews Autism in Love, a film by Matt Fuller, airing January 11, 10-11:30 p.m. (ET) on PBS’ Independent Lens. (Check local listings.) Autism in Love follows the lives of individuals with autism as they navigate relationships.
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Can we love against the odds? is a question that anyone might ask. But the question becomes more complicated when autism enters the equation. This problem is explored in Independent Lens’ Autism in Love, premiering on PBS, Jan. 11, 10-11 p.m. (Eastern). Life-Wire News Service attended a screening sponsored by Thirteen/WNET at The Greenbelt Recreation Center on December 15th and posed questions about the film and about relationships where disabilities are present. The panel, hosted by Bill Lacurtis, Manager of the Greenbelt Recreation Center, included Scott Salinardi, COO of Lifestyles for the Disabled; Chris Marchionne, Executive Director of PCCS (Person Centered Care Services), Inc.; and Gina Piersanti Gioe, Program Director for AHRC Inc.‘s Programs Without Walls Intitative.