POV: Swim Team DVD

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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, ... More
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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.

POV: Swim Team What would you do if your community gave up on your child?

In New Jersey, the parents of a boy on the autism spectrum take matters into their own hands. They form a competitive swim team, recruiting diverse teens on the spectrum and training them with high expectations and zero pity.

Swim Team chronicles the extraordinary rise of the Jersey Hammerheads, capturing a moving quest for inclusion, independence, and a life that feels winning.

This DVD features subtitles in English.

Producer: Craig Perry, Lara Stolman, Shana Belott
Production Company: Woodland Park Productions LLC
Production Year: 2017
Copyright Year: 2016
Rating: NR
Number of Discs: 1
Length: 83 minutes
Subtitled: Y
Subtitle Languages: English (SDH)
DVI: Y

"Lara Stolman's Swim Team is long enough to break and warm your heart in equal measure…" - NPR

"…Swim Team is edifying. It's a portrait of heartbreak, frustration and triumph, sometimes for the swimmers, and sometimes for their moms and dads." - LA Weekly

3.5 out of 4 stars
“ … this is a poignant and inspiring documentary carrying a powerful message … Highly recommended." – Video Librarian