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Life, animated [electronic resource] : A story of sidekicks, heroes, and autism. Suskind Ron.

By: Ron, Suskind
Contributor(s): Suskind Owen
Material type: SoundSoundPublisher: Prince Frederick : Recorded Books Inc., 2014Edition: UnabridgedDescription: 1 online resource (14 audio files) : digitalContent type: spoken word Media type: audio | computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781490623658 (sound recording)Subject(s): Childhood | Teens | Communication | Art and music therapies | Books by parents | Conversation skills | Family life | Autobiographies and memoirs | Nonspeaking autistic people | Resources for parents | Resources for practitioners and service providersGenre/Form: Electronic books.Other classification: BIO026000 | SOC029000 Online resources: Click to access digital title. | Excerpt Sample | Image Large cover image | Thumbnail Thumbnail cover image Narrator: Owen Suskind.Summary: Imagine being trapped inside a Disney movie and having to learn about life mostly from animated characters dancing across a screen of color. "A fantasy? A nightmare?" This is the real-life story of Owen Suskind, the son of the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind and his wife, Cornelia. An autistic boy who couldn't speak for years, Owen memorized dozens of Disney movies, turned them into a language to express love and loss, kinship, brotherhood. The family was forced to become animated characters, communicating with him in Disney dialogue and song; until they all emerge, together, revealing how, in darkness, we all literally need stories to survive.
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Audiobook Audiobook Online resource

Unabridged.

Narrator: Owen Suskind.

Imagine being trapped inside a Disney movie and having to learn about life mostly from animated characters dancing across a screen of color. "A fantasy? A nightmare?" This is the real-life story of Owen Suskind, the son of the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind and his wife, Cornelia. An autistic boy who couldn't speak for years, Owen memorized dozens of Disney movies, turned them into a language to express love and loss, kinship, brotherhood. The family was forced to become animated characters, communicating with him in Disney dialogue and song; until they all emerge, together, revealing how, in darkness, we all literally need stories to survive.

Text Difficulty 5 - Text Difficulty 7

990 Lexile.

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