• Wretches & Jabberers
    “Issuing passports to travel and be filmed was like putting us in space capsules to the moon and having us take giant steps for mankind.” - Larry

“Film examines ‘lost generation’ with autism”

Morning Joe

“An eye-opening and most entertaining doc… nearly perfect”

The Hollywood Reporter

“Banishes the myths about autism and reveals its global face.”

Parade

“Ingenious documentary about real autistics”

Wall Street Journal

“Autism finds its voice.”

Newsweek

About the Film

In Wretches & Jabberers, two men with autism embark on a global quest to change attitudes about disability and intelligence. Determined to put a new face on autism, Tracy Thresher, 42, and Larry Bissonnette, 52, travel to Sri Lanka, Japan and Finland. At each stop, they dissect public attitudes about autism and issue a hopeful challenge to reconsider competency and the future.

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Upcoming Events

Larry and Tracy are going to Columbia, Maryland for the Institute on Communication and Inclusion's 2016 Summer Institute (July 26-28). The theme of this year's conference is "Communication Is More Than Speech - Building Inclusion Through Typing". Larry will be doing a presentation on his art entitled "Lopping Off Old Ideas. About Doing Art" and Tracy will be doing a joint presentation on self-advocacy, entitled, "Stepping Aboard the Advocacy Train".

Click here for more information on the conference.

How To Book Us

The stars of Wretches & Jabberers, Larry Bissonnette and Tracy Thresher, joined by Pascal Cheng and Harvey Lavoy, can be booked to give keynote presentations, film screenings followed by Q&A, and workshops on communication, inclusion, self-advocacy and acceptance. We will work with your organization to develop an event specific to your audience.

To book a speaking engagement or workshop with a screening of the film, please contact us.