Swim Team mostly aims to educate and inspire; on those counts, it succeeds.” — Ben Kenigsberg, The New York Times

“The breaststroking, freestyling young athletes in Swim Team couldn’t be more different in terms of personality, drive, appeal and, of course, developmental challenges, and it gives this film from Lara Stolman its particular character, heart and verve.” — Robert Abele, The Los Angeles Times

“Rousing, sometimes gut-wrenching.” — James Sullivan, The Boston Globe

“An eye-opening look at one couple’s response to the dearth of public services, therapies and programs for their son.” — Sheri Linden, The Hollywood Reporter

“An inspiring documentary about a team of swimmers with autism who are coached by a remarkable, devoted couple who taught their own son with autism to swim, helping him achieve more than doctors predicted.” — Barbara Shulgasser, Common Sense Media

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