Wretches & Jabberers

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Wretches & Jabberers
Wretches and jabberers.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Gerardine Wurzburg
Produced by Douglas Biklen
Gerardine Wurzburg
Music by J. Ralph
Cinematography Gary Griffin
Edited by Barbara Ballow
State of the Art, Inc.
Release dates
  • July 30, 2010 (2010-07-30)
Running time 90 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Wretches & Jabberers is a documentary film directed by Gerardine Wurzburg, and produced by Gerardine Wurzburg and Douglas Biklen. The film is about two autistic men who embark on a global journey, helping other autistic people to break through their isolation. The film opened theatrically on July 30, 2010 in New York and California.[1][2]

The use of facilitated communication is shown throughout this film and promoted by the producers of the film. Despite controversy surrounded facilitated communication,[3][4] Biklen continues to promote the theory through other media.

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  1. ^ Laemmle's Fallbrook 7 [1], 2010-07-30
  2. ^ Fandango Listing for Coliseum Theatre in NY [2], 2010-07-30
  3. ^ Mostert, M. P. (2010). Facilitated communication and its legitimacy—Twenty-first century developments. Exceptionality, 18, 31-41.
  4. ^ Simpson, R. L., & Myles, B. S. (1995a). Effectiveness of facilitated communication with children and youth with autism. Journal of Special Education, 28, 424-39.

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