Movies are a great way not only to engage your child, but also spend some quality time with your family during the Holidays! Read on to find out which best autism movies our Santa recommends for you and your family, this year end!
#1 Home Alone
Holiday season cannot be spelt without watching this 1991 Chris Columbus classic! The all too well-known, thoroughly enjoyable story of an 8 year old boy, accidentally forgotten at home by his family while they leave for France, will get you cracking every time you watch it! Out of the lot one of the best Family Autism Movies you can watch with your child.
#2 The Santa Clause
A 1994 American Fantasy Family movie starring Tim Allen, wherein, a man named Scott accidentally takes over as Santa Clause. A through and through one of the best Autism movies to watch with your child, this year-end.
#3 The Polar Express
This is a 2004 animated movie based on the book of the same name, wherein, a young boy boards the Polar Express and embarks on an extraordinary journey to the North Pole, where he meets Santa. His life takes a magical turn when Santa picks him to receive the first gift of Christmas.
#4 Life, Animated
A 2016 American documentary by Roger Ross William, this movie is based on the novel by Ron Suskind, ‘Life, Animated – A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes and Autism’. It covers the life of Owen, who struggled with autism and learned how to communicate with the outside world through his love of Disney films. It’s one of the best autism movies you can watch!
#5 The Grinch
Based off the book and 2000 movie, ‘How The Grinch Stole Christmas’, this 2018 movie is another classic story of The Grinch and his loyal dog, Max, who live a solitary existence inside a cave on Mount Crumpet. His main source of aggravation comes during Christmastime when his neighbours in Whoville celebrate the holidays with a bang. When the Whos decide to make Christmas bigger and brighter, the disgruntled Grinch realises there is one way to gain peace and quiet. With help from Max, the green grump hatches a scheme to pose as Santa Claus, steal Christmas and silence the Whos’ holiday cheer once and for all. It’s one of the best Family Autism Movies.