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In a different key: the story of autism

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Grouping Titlein a different key the story of autism
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Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2021-10-28 05:22:50AM
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Novelist Primary ISBN9780307985675

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display_descriptionFinalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction

An extraordinary narrative history of autism: the riveting story of parents fighting for their children ’s civil rights; of doctors struggling to define autism; of ingenuity, self-advocacy, and profound social change.

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...
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subject_facetAutism spectrum disorders
Autism spectrum disorders -- History
People with disabilities
title_displayIn a different key : the story of autism
title_fullIn a Different Key The Story of Autism
In a different key : the story of autism / John Donvan and Caren Zucker
title_shortIn a different key
title_subthe story of autism
topic_facetAutism spectrum disorders
People with disabilities