Recovered: Journeys Through the Autism Spectrum and Back

Recovered: Journeys Through the Autism Spectrum and Back is a 2008 documentary about four children which claims each completely recovered from the autism spectrum. The film is directed by Michele Jaquis and produced by Doreen Granpeesheh and the Center for Autism and Related Disorders. Recovered premiered on April 25, 2008 at the Pacific Design Center's SilverScreen Theater.[2]

Recovered: Journeys Through the Autism Spectrum and Back
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Directed byMichele Jaquis[1]
Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh (executive)
Produced byDr. Doreen Granpeesheh
StarringRuffin
Janna
Brett
Nick
Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh
Cathy Vizconde
Vince Redmond Jr.
Evelyn Kung
Release date
  • April 25, 2008 (2008-04-25)[2]
Running time
57 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

PlotEdit

Recovered: Journeys Through the Autism Spectrum and Back covers four children who the Autism Society says recovered from autism. Each child received services from the Center for Autism and Related Disorders Inc. (CARD), including assessments, supervision, parent/teacher training and one-on-one behavioral therapy. The film presents documentation of therapy sessions along with interviews of the children who are now teenagers, their parents, therapists and the founder/executive director of CARD.[3]

DistributionEdit

Recovered was self-distributed through its website.[4][dead link]

ReceptionEdit

Recovered won Best Documentary in the 2008 Director's Chair Film Festival in Staten Island, NY.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ (February 13, 2008) Inside UCR: News for Faculty and Staff of the University of California, Riverside [1] Vol. 4 N. 3
  2. ^ a b Yavorcik, Carin. (April 15, 2008) Autism Society of America [2]
  3. ^ Plot Summary on IMDB
  4. ^ [3]
  5. ^ The Director's Chair Film Festival 2008 Archived 2009-01-07 at the Wayback Machine

Further readingEdit

  • Mikailian, Arin. (May 1–7, 2008) Los Angeles Independent, West Hollywood Edition [4]" p. 1, 4[dead link]
  • Miller, Sam (September 28th, 2008) OC Register "[5]"[dead link]

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