The Resource In a different key : the story of autism, John Donvan and Caren Zucker

In a different key : the story of autism, John Donvan and Caren Zucker

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In a different key : the story of autism
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In a different key
Title remainder
the story of autism
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John Donvan and Caren Zucker
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eng
Summary
  • "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. It is the story of women like Ruth Sullivan, who rebelled against a medical establishment that blamed cold and rejecting "refrigerator mothers" for causing autism; and of fathers who pushed scientists to dig harder for treatments. Many others played starring roles too: doctors like Leo Kanner, who pioneered our understanding of autism; lawyers like Tom Gilhool, who took the families' battle for education to the courtroom; scientists who sparred over how to treat autism; and those with autism, like Temple Grandin, Alex Plank, and Ari Ne'eman, who explained their inner worlds and championed the philosophy of neurodiversity. This is also a story of fierce controversies--from the question of whether there is truly an autism "epidemic," and whether vaccines played a part in it; to scandals involving "facilitated communication," one of many treatments that have proved to be blind alleys; to stark disagreements about whether scientists should pursue a cure for autism. There are dark turns too: we learn about experimenters feeding LSD to children with autism, or shocking them with electricity to change their behavior; and the authors reveal compelling evidence that Hans Asperger, discoverer of the syndrome named after him, participated in the Nazi program that consigned disabled children to death. By
  • turns intimate and panoramic, In a Different Key takes us on a journey from an era when families were shamed and children were condemned to institutions to one in which a cadre of people with autism push not simply for inclusion, but for a new understanding of autism: as difference rather than disability"--
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1955-
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Donvan, John,
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616.85/882
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not applicable
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LC call number
RC553.A88
LC item number
D67 2016
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1961-
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  • Zucker, Caren,
  • OverDrive, Inc
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  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • People with disabilities
  • PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • PSYCHOLOGY / History
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / People with Disabilities
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In a different key : the story of autism, John Donvan and Caren Zucker
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Electronic audio file
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digital storage
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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1 sound file
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9780553397444
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(electronic audio bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital
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Electronic reproduction.
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sound
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digital recording
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  • remote
  • other
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unknown
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B244DE1B-FFFA-4FA3-B216-8647B0DC7DB0
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(TLC)erc0000383953
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
In a different key : the story of autism, John Donvan and Caren Zucker
Link
Publication
Note
Electronic audio file
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780553397444
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
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sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
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unknown
Stock number
B244DE1B-FFFA-4FA3-B216-8647B0DC7DB0
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(TLC)erc0000383953
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not applicable
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not applicable

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