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A Deeper Connection

A Deeper Connection

How do you make friends when you cannot speak? A Deeper Connection tells the story of the developing friendship between four UCLA students and Gaby Valner, who types to communicate. Gaby and the students find unique ways to break down the barriers in order to get to know each other but still face challenges to truly connect. It is an intimate picture of the loneliness that can often surround people with autism and the pure joy that friendship can bring.

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Gaby Valner, Community Teacher
Yesenia Lopez
Stephanie Martinez
Kristal Orta Martinez
Maya Shaitrit