Spectrum: A Story of the Mind

Premiered April 2017

Take a journey into the rich sensory experience of autism. Imagine a world where words taste and thoughts feel, where sounds swell with color and leaves on trees change tones visible to the naked eye, and where eye contact with another can cause physical pain. Spectrum: A Story of the Mind explores autism through the lens of diverse characters on the spectrum.

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Spectrum: A Story of the Mind

Spectrum: A Story of the Mind

Warning: This video may potentially trigger seizures for people with epilepsy.

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Spectrum: A Story of the Mind

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Spectrum: A Story of the Mind

Autism & Aikido

Nick Walker uses his unique autistic sensory perceptions in his Aikido practice.

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Autism & Aikido

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Spectrum: A Story of the Mind

Behind the Music of Spectrum

Learn about the soundtrack of Spectrum: A Story of the Mind.

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Behind the Music of Spectrum

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Spectrum: A Story of the Mind

Behind the Story of Spectrum

Explore behind the scenes of Spectrum with producer Jill Jones.

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Behind the Story of Spectrum

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Spectrum: A Story of the Mind

Painting Perception

Artist Judy Endow illustrates her autistic perspective through paintings.

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Painting Perception

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Spectrum: A Story of the Mind

Official Trailer

Journey into the sensory world of autism.

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Official Trailer

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