3 Best Autism Documentaries show what it’s really like to live with the disorder

RTD’s autism documentaries follow those having to learn about the realities of living with this mysterious condition. Autism spectrum disorder “refers to a broad range of conditions characterised by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviours, speech and nonverbal communication” according to the US charity Autism Speaks. 

Autism documentaries on RTD
Individuals with autism struggle with social cues. This makes them easy targets for those who want to take advantage of them.

 There appear to be multiple causes of autism, and they are still not clearly understood. In RTD’s autism documentaries, you can find out about the challenges individuals with autism face in Russia, or what it’s like to be autistic and transgender in the US, or how terrorist groups can use the vulnerabilities of those with spectrum disorder for their twisted aims.