The Resource Strange son: : two mothers, two sons, and the quest to unlock the hidden world of autism, Portia Iversen, (eaudio)

Strange son: : two mothers, two sons, and the quest to unlock the hidden world of autism, Portia Iversen, (eaudio)

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Strange son: : two mothers, two sons, and the quest to unlock the hidden world of autism
Title
Strange son:
Title remainder
two mothers, two sons, and the quest to unlock the hidden world of autism
Statement of responsibility
Portia Iversen
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Language
eng
Summary
The uplifting true story of two mothers from opposite sides of the world united to help their sons. Portia Iversen's life was turned upside down when her two-year-old son Dov was diagnosed with autism. Desperate to find a treatment, Portia was shocked to learn that almost nothing was known about the disorder, which only a handful of researchers were studying. When Portia heard of a severely autistic nonverbal boy in India whose mother had taught him to read and write, she arranged for mother and son to visit the United States to help researchers understand what can be learned from their success. Soma Mukhopadhyay's achievement was truly astonishing: not only could her son Tito communicate, but he had an IQ of 185 and wrote beautiful poetry. Her revolutionary teaching method allowed Tito to explain the startling differences in his sensory perception, offering scientists an unrivaled window into the autistic mind. Part memoir, part detective story, Strange Son is the captivating account of these families' extraordinary journeys, an inspiring tale of the power of two mothers' determination to find hope where there was once only despair
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Iversen, Portia
Dewey number
618.92/85882
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Jane Kaczmarek
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kaczmarek, Jane
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Iversen, Portia
  • Mukhopadhyay, Soma
  • Autism in children
  • Autistic children
  • Autistic children
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Strange son: : two mothers, two sons, and the quest to unlock the hidden world of autism, Portia Iversen, (eaudio)
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Abridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (360 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9780743555814
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11634740
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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11634740
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MWT11634740
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Strange son: : two mothers, two sons, and the quest to unlock the hidden world of autism, Portia Iversen, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Abridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (360 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780743555814
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11634740
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11634740
System control number
MWT11634740
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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