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Autism and Me

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Autism and Me
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Only people with autism truly know what it's like to be autistic - and even then, every autistic individual is unique! This award-winning short film by Rory Hoy, an 18-year-old filmmaker with autism, provides a privileged glimpse into his autistic world, letting us take a journey through his everyday experience and see it through his eyes. In easy, accessible terms, Rory explains what having autism means for everyday functioning: what it's like, for instance, not to have the natural inclination to respond to someone who calls you by your name, or someone who waves at you; what it's like to take someone literally when actually they have used a figure of speech. He describes the confusion caused by high noise levels, crowded environments and even by his own emotions and physical sensations, as well as the security and comfort found in routines, forward planning and having thoughtful, calm and loving people around him. This engaging, insightful and light-hearted film will be invaluable to people with autism, their friends and family, and to professionals working with them. A booklet explaining the film, also compiled by the author, accompanies the DVD.

Details:
DetailValue
AuthorRory Hoy
BindingDVD-ROM
Dewey Decimal Number155
EAN9781843105466
Edition1 DVD
ISBN1843105462
LabelJessica Kingsley Publishers
LanguagesEnglish
List Price$24.95
ManufacturerJessica Kingsley Publishers
Number Of Items1
Product GroupBook
Product Type NameABIS_BOOK
Publication Date2007-02-15
PublisherJessica Kingsley Publishers
StudioJessica Kingsley Publishers
TitleAutism and Me
FormatDVD-ROM
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