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Mental Health TV Shows and Movies

  • “Loop” – (Short film)

    Two kids at canoe camp find themselves adrift on a lake, unable to move forward until they find a new way to connect and see the world through each other’s eyes. This film breaks new ground by featuring Pixar’s first character with autism, who is a nonvocal communicator. The character is voiced by an actress with autism who is nonvocal. (Available on Disney+ as of 4/1/2021.)

  • “Everything's Gonna Be Okay” – TV show

    After their father’s untimely death, Nicholas and his two half-sisters must cope with a devastating loss and the realization Nicholas will have to rise to the occasion and hold it all together. One of the half-sisters, Matilda, is played by Kayla Cromer, an actress on the autism spectrum, which is a disability she shares with the character she portrays. (TV show available on Freeform from 2020-present.) 

  • “Life, Animated” – (Documentary)

    This is a documentary about Owen Suskind’s life on the autism spectrum. Owen didn’t communicate vocally after the age of 3, until he found new ways to communicate through the Disney movies that he loved. (Available on Hulu as of 4/1/2021.)

  • “Autism In Love” – (Documentary)

    This is a documentary about four adults on the autism spectrum, as they search for and manage romantic relationships. (Available to rent at some online retailers.)