Mental health advocates in Rutland say the labels we put
on people with disabilities too often cause us to overlook their
abilities, so they’re showing
the documentary film "Wretches and Jabberers" Friday at the Paramount
Adolescence can be a tough time, when friends divide into cliques and
some kids feel left out. That’s especially true for teenagers with
autism. In St. Johnsbury, a social club is creating new chances
to break down social barriers.
A new documentary film sheds
fresh light on living with autism. "Wretches and Jabberers"
follows two autistic men from Central
Vermont as they travel the world on a mission to change attitudes about
disability and intelligence.