POV: Swim Team
Catalogue Number: 041890
Producer: PBS Video
Subject: Character Education, Documentary, Family Studies/Home Economics, Guidance, Health and Medicine, Learning Disabilities, Psychology, Social Issues, Sociology
Grade Level: Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin: United States
Copyright Year: 2017
Running Time: 100
Closed Captions: Yes
What would you do if your community gave up on your child? In New Jersey, the parents of a boy on the autism spectrum take matters into their own hands. They form a competitive swim team, recruiting diverse teens on the spectrum and training them with high expectations and zero pity.
Swim Team chronicles the extraordinary rise of the Jersey Hammerheads, capturing a moving quest for inclusion, independence, and a life that feels winning.
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