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Autism Is A World

(DVD - 2004? )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Autism Is A World


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Sue Rubin, who is autistic, was diagnosed and treated as mentally retarded until the age of 13, when she began to communicate using a keyboard. She is now a junior in college. This documentary takes the viewer on a journey into her mind, her daily world, and her life with autism.
Title: Autism is a world
[videorecording]
Publisher: [New York?] :, CNN,, [2004?]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (39:50) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in
Statement of Responsibility: a co-production of CNN Productions and State of the Art, Inc. ... ; producer and director, Gerardine Wurzburg ; writer, Sue Rubin
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Summary: Sue Rubin, who is autistic, was diagnosed and treated as mentally retarded until the age of 13, when she began to communicate using a keyboard. She is now a junior in college. This documentary takes the viewer on a journey into her mind, her daily world, and her life with autism.
Awards & Distinctions: 2004 Academy Award nominee for documentary short subject
ISBN: 1881782301
Branch Call Number: DVD 616.85882 AUTISM
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Report This Jul 04, 2010
  • email_becs rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Autism isn't what you'd expect. This is the life of Sue, a 26 year old austic woman (who looks many years younger). She can communicate through typing, but is very limited in speech. She is very intelligent, and goes to college. She says that she doesn't understand why she makes unusual noises, and doesn't mean to make them. Please watch this movie. It will help you to understand the minds of autistic people you may come across. They aren't stupid or crazy. Instead, their bodies do things that the people inside don't wish them to do.

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Report This Jul 05, 2010
  • email_becs rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

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