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After Thomas (2006)

A true story about a couple's struggles to meet the challenges of their son's autism.

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Rachel
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Grandpa Jim
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Katy Maw ...
Snooty Woman (as Kathryn Tennant Maw)
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A true story about a couple's struggles to meet the challenges of their son's autism.

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A true story about an extraordinary friendship

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Mein Freund auf vier Pfoten  »

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The cast visited a school for autistic kids before they made this film. See more »

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Kyle Graham: Rain off. Rain off.
Nicola Graham: Kyle, You can't turn the rain off.
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References Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends (1984) See more »

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27 December 2006 | by See all my reviews

Over the last few years I have developed an interest in working with children on the Autistic Spectrum. I have found all forms of Autism to be the most interesting, complex and distressing conditions a child and their family have to experience and cope with.

I watched this film for the first time on TV last night. I thought it was an excellent portrayal of the difficulties experienced by those affected by ASD.

I am hoping that lots of people watched and that peoples insight to the awareness and understanding of Autism is broadened through this superb production.


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