Living on the spectrum: the extraordinary relationships of autistic young Americans.

Watch Louis Theroux: Extreme Love - Autism on BBC Select

In America, almost one in 100 children are diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder.

British filmmaker Louis Theroux explores the ways in which autistic children perceive the world about them, along with the sometimes-heartbreaking impact on family life in this insightful documentary.

He visits the pioneering DLC Warren school in New Jersey to find out how specialized intervention can help.

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