AUTISM IS A WORLD

Title AUTISM IS A WORLD
Names Rubin, Sue
Book Number DVD00057
Annotation AUTISM IS A WORLD IS NA AMERICAN SHORT SUBJECT DOCUMENTARY FILM WRITTEN BY SUE RUBIN IN 2004, AN AUTISTIC WOMAN WHO IS PURPORTED TO HAVE LEARNED TO COMMUNICATE VIA THE DISCREDITED TECHNIQUE OF FACILITATED COMMUNICATION, WHICH SCIENTISTS WIDELY AGREE ONLY APPEARS EFFECTIVE DUE TO THE FACILITATOR UNCONSCIOUSLY GUIDING THE HANDS OF PEOPLE WITH AUTISM. SUE WAS DIAGNOSED AND TREATED AS MENTALLY RETARDED UNTIL THE AGE OF 13 WHEN SHE BEGAN TO COMMUNICATE USING A KEYBOARD. NOW SHE IS A JUNIOR IN COLLEGE. IN SUE'S OWN WORDS, SHE TAKES THE VIEWER ON A JOURNEY INTO HER MIN, HER DAILY WORLD AND HER LIFE WITH AUTISM. IT WAS NOMINATED IN THE 77th ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT. BIOGRAPHY/DOCUMENTARY 2004 40 Minutes
Length 40 Minutes
Title Status Active
Language English / Spanish
Medium Descriptive DVD
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