Swim team

Woodland Park Productions

DVD - 2017

Chronicles the winning debut season of the Jersey Hammerheads, a competitive swim team formed by the parents of a boy on the autism spectrum that consisting exclusively of autistic teens.

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Genres
Documentary films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Published
[Arlington, Virginia] : PBS [2017]
[Arlington, Virginia] : [2017]
Edition
Extended director's cut ; widescreen
Language
English
Item Description
Documentary.
Subtitle on container: To level the playing field, they had to get into the water.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2016 and broadcast on television program P.O.V. on PBS in 2017.
Program content: ©2016.
"This program includes material that may not be appropriate for younger viewers. Viewer discretion is advised"--Container.
Physical Description
1 videodisc (approximately 100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Format
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround.
Production Credits
Director of photography, Laela Kilbourn ; music, Mark Suozzo.
ISBN
9781531703608
1531703607
Corporate Author
Woodland Park Productions (production company)
Other Authors
Lara Stolman (film producer), Shanna Belott (editor of moving image work), Ann (Producer) Collins
Review by Publisher Summary 1

"What would you do if your community gave up on your child? The parents of a boy on the autism spectrum take matters into their own hands, forming a competitive swim team, recruiting teens on the spectrum and training them with high expectations and zero pity. Watch the extraordinary rise of the Jersey Hammerheads, capturing a moving quest for inclusion, independence, and a life that feels winning."

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Follows three teenage boys on the Jersey Hammerheads, a swim team made up entirely of young adults with autism spectrum disorders.