In A Different Key

In A Different Key

The Story of Autism

Downloadable Audiobook - 2016
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Nearly seventy-five years ago, Donald Triplett of Forest, Mississippi, became the first child diagnosed with autism. Beginning with his family's odyssey, In a Different Key tells the extraordinary story of this often misunderstood condition, and of the civil rights battles waged by the families of those who have it. Unfolding over decades, it is a beautifully rendered history of ordinary people determined to secure a place in the world for those with autism--by liberating children from dank institutions, campaigning for their right to go to school, challenging expert opinion on what it means to have autism, and persuading society to accept those who are different.
Publisher: [New York] : Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group, 2016
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780553397444
0553397443
9780553397420
0553397427
Branch Call Number: Overdrive eAudiobook
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 sound file) : digital
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