My Family and Autism

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My Family and Autism

My Family and Autism was a documentary broadcast on BBC Two on 30 July 2003. It's an upbeat look at the daily life of the Jackson family. Jacqui Jackson has four sons and three daughters, and all her boys are on the autistic spectrum. 14-year-old Luke guides us through their family life.

Luke tells us what he thought about the BBC filming his family, we find out about the spectacles with coloured lenses that he and his brother Joe tried out during filming, there are details of the diet that the boys are on to alleviate some of their symptoms and Joe is given a camera to capture the family at home.

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