Filmmaker Lara Stolman tells why she included the scene where Robbie learns he has Autism.
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In Clip 3 we meet Kelvin, a teen with both autism and Tourette’s Syndrome.
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In Clip 4 we witness the success of Mikey McQuay’s swimming as he is selected to participate in the national Special Olympics representing Team New Jersey.
In Clip 2 we learn about some of the very personal challenges autism presents for Mikey and for Robbie as well as for their parents.
This segment is the opening of the film where we meet the three main athletes in Swim Team, Mikey, Robbie, and Kelvin who each are on the autism spectrum.
Parents of a boy on the autism spectrum form a competitive swim team.
Filmmaker Lara Stolman explains why the Jersey Hammerheads swim team is so unique.
Filmmaker Lara Stolman shares lessons learned from making Swim Team.
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