Film Credits

A Film by Gerardine Wurzburg

Director

Gerardine Wurzburg

Producers

Douglas Biklen
Gerardine Wurzburg

Editor

Barbara Ballow

Music by

J. Ralph

Director of Photography

Gary Griffin

Graphic Design

Carol Hilliard

Line Producer

Neetu Chopra

Associate Producers

Dan Curl
Denise Nakamizu

Sound

Bob Silverthorne

Editorial Advisor

Grady Watts

Special Thanks

The John P. Hussman Foundation

“THE REASONS WHY”

Music & Lyrics by J. Ralph
Performed by J. Ralph

“KILLINGLY HARD”

Music & Lyrics by J. Ralph and Antony
Performed by Antony and J. Ralph

“LYING DOWN STATUES”

Music & Lyrics by J. Ralph and Devendra Banhart
Performed by Devendra Banhart and J. Ralph

“MORE LIKE YOU”

Music & Lyrics by J. Ralph
Performed by Ben Harper

“BIRDSONG REPRISE”

Music by J. Ralph
Performed by Judy Collins

“BIRDSONG REPRISE”

Music by J. Ralph
Additional Vocals by Leah Siegel

“LOW BAREFOOT TOLERANCE”

Music & Lyrics by J. Ralph and Stephen Stills
Performed by Stephen Stills

“CHANGE IS GONNA COME”

Music & Lyrics by J. Ralph
Performed by Norah Jones

“ONE WHOLE HOUR”

Music & Lyrics by J. Ralph.
Performed by Scarlett Johansson

Devendra Banhart appears courtesy of Warner Bros. Records

Judy Collins appears courtesy of Wildflower Records

Ben Harper appears courtesy of Virgin Records America

Norah Jones appears courtesy of Blue Note Records

J. Ralph appears courtesy of Rumor Mill Records

Stephen Stills appears courtesy of Vapor Records

Thanks to the families

Alma Bissonnette & Sally Verwey
Sue, Hilton & Jeff Thresher
Anoja & Sarath Rajapatirana
Miki, Yasuhiro & Rina Higashida
Jouko & Eija Lappalainen
Anita Simola-Laulainen

Additional Thanks

Pascal Cheng & Harvey Lavoy

Additional Thanks

Syracuse University - School of Education
Institute on Communication and Inclusion

Marketing Director
Jennifer Russo

Additional Thanks

HowardCenter
Burlington, VT
Director
Marie Zura
Education and Communication Specialist
Pascal Cheng
Case Manager for Larry Bissonnette
Erin Daigle
Community Inclusion Facilitator
Frank O’Neil

Additional Thanks

Washington County Mental Health Services, Inc.
Community Development Services
 Barre, VT
Director
Julie Martin
Director of Communication Training & Resources
Harvey Lavoy
Case Manager for Tracy Thresher
Rachel Perkins
Community Support Specialist
Joseph Mahr

Location Advisors

Japan - Maho Suzuki
Finland - Eija Karna, Ph.D., University of Eastern Finland
Sri Lanka - Anoja Rajapatirana, E.A.S.E. Foundation

Location Production Services
Provided by
           

Sri Lanka
Video Image (PVT) Ltd.
Fixers: Sohan de Silva
            Anthony Lordon
Gaffer: Thilak Pushpakumara
Runner: Udayashantha Rajasinghe

Japan
Virgin Earth, Inc.
Fixers: Richard Kipnis
            Lucy Craft
Gaffer: Shunichi Yasuda

Finland
Oktober Oy
Fixer: Timo Vierimaa
Gaffer: Mikko Leinonen
Runners: Mikko Paju
                Rami Honkimaa

Additional Camera

Jerry Risius
Shunichi Yasuda

Production Assistant

Juliet Hutchings

Lighting

Adam Abelson         
Donald Aros

Still Photographer

Ralph Allswang

Finnish Translation

Eija Kärnä
Desmond O’Rourke

Japanese Translation

Masae Kaminski
Maho Suzuki

Finnish Voice Talent

Helena Grunberg
Tuomos Hiltunen

Japanese Voice Talent

Jun Naito

Images

Brandon Training School Archives
Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living, Waterbury, VT

"My Dream" by Léonard Foujita (1947)
©2009 Kimiyo Foujita & SPDA, Tokyo
Poster created by The Japan Association of Art Museums

Thanks

Pat Aufderheide
June Bascom
Joe Bookchin
Sari Biklen
Noah Biklen
Molly Biklen
Gordon Coveney
Smirti Daniel
Dotty and Tony Derby
Hanna Ekman
Jody Emerson
Professor Satoshi Fukushima
Hendrick Glaeser
Cindy Grant
Pirjo Häkkinen
Rob Henninger
Jeff Hodges
Terri Hussman
Oona Krohn-Virta
Rupika & Ryan Kroon
Maisie & Lynn Lajeuness
Tuulia Lepisto
Sinikka Liimola
Tarja Makkonen
Marko John Mantila
Marja Matilainen
Jack McKernon
Don McMahon
Monk Hogen Natori
Professor Masahiro Nochi
Emily Parker
Jason Parkin
Carol Perera
Dan Pudvah
Periyasamy Rajasekara
Steven Sack
Senator Phil Scott, VT
Naomi Schiller
Perry Shafer
Rachel Senechal    
Joan Stephens
Chandini Tillakarathna
Minna Teperi
Jim Toman
Cathy Trost
Rick Velez
Jaakko Vilokkinen
Charlotte Anne Watts
Margaret Emily Watts
Atheneum Art Museum
Autismisäätiö
The Barefoot Gallery
Best Western Shinjinku
Astina Hotel, Tokyo
Educate Advocate Support
Empower(E.A.S.E.)
Foundation of Sri Lanka
EP Management
H. Glaeser Signs
The Hilton Hotel, Burlington, VT
Hirvisuo Group Home
Käpylä Supported
Employment Program
Kellogg-Hubbard Library
Kinokuniya Bookstore
Lake Champlain Ferries
Lastenlinna Hospital
LeZot Camera
The Lodge at Millstone
Mitsuzoin Temple
The McKernon Group
Mount Lavinia Hotel
Muddy Waters
The Open Education Institute
Orchard Hill Center
Ravintola König
Regis Salon, Berlin Mall, Berlin, VT
Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center
Spaulding High School
Sokos Hotel Vaakuna
Soup n’ Greens
Suomenoja Daytime Activity Center
Thurston College
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
Tokyo University
UPS Store, Burlington, VT
Vermont Film Commission
Vermont Statehouse, Montpelier, VT


 

 

Japan

Tokyo University Conference on Autism
"The World of Autism Narrated by the People with Autism"

Conference Planning Committee

Hatsuho Ayashiro
Lee Geonsil
Yumiko Kogo
Lei Zhang
Nozomi Hashimoto
Mariko Harada
Isao Fujioka
Masahiro Nochi
Izumi Ishikawa
Yoko Sakuma
Satoru Takahashi
Ayako Tabe
Yusuke Yokoya
Toshiko Suzuki
Hiroji Suzuki
Maho Suzuki

 

Finland

Finnish Association for Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Conference
My Turn to Speak”

Conference Planning Committee

Henrietta Gyllenbögel
Katariina Mäkelä
Katriina Saari

 

United States

Syracuse University
Disability Studies in Education Conference

Technology Support

Alan Foley
Paula Maxwell
Panelists
Jamie Burke
Sue Rubin

 

Post Production Services

Henninger Media Services

Online Editor

Jef Huey

Audio Mixer

Rob Fritts

Colorist

Dave Markun

Post-Production Advisor

Sam Crawford

Sr. Project Manager

Kathy Huycke

Director of Project Management

Lauren Boettcher

Score Composed by

J. Ralph

Produced & Arranged by

Bub Jess

Scoring Mixer & Engineer

Bub Jess
           
Co-Produced by

Arthur Pingrey

Pro Tools & Programming

Arthur Pingrey

2nd Engineer

Brian Binsack

3rd Engineer

Gary Morris

Additional Pro Tools Editing

Chris Halac

Studio Coordinator

Guy Rabinowitz


Recorded at The Theater, New York City, March-June 2010


"IWC"
Written By J. Ralph
Performed by The Rumor Mill
Published by Tubby & The Spaniard Music Publishing

"MOMENTARY MOVEMENTS"
Written By J. Ralph
Performed by The Rumor Mill
Published by Tubby &  The Spaniard Music Publishing

"IMPOSSIBLE"
Written By J. Ralph
Performed by The Rumor Mill
Published by Tubby & The Spaniard Music Publishing

“FLIGHT OF THE BUMBLEBEE”
Written by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Arranged by Marc Reift
Performed by the Marc Reift Orchestra
Published by Editions Marc Reift
Courtesy of Marcophon

 

State of the Art, Inc.

Grady Watts
Alison Dick
Dan Curl
Ellen Dempsey

Accounting
Laura Felhoelter
Carol Ward

Legal
Gail Ross

A Production of

State of the Art, Inc.

Executive Producer

John P. Hussman


To learn more about Larry & Tracy’s travels, visit
www.wretchesandjabberers.org

Copyright 2010. State of the Art, Inc.
All Rights Reserved.
www.stateart.com

Logo:  State of the Art, Inc.
Soundtrack available on Rumor Mill Records

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