The Resource A mother's courage : talking back to autism

A mother's courage : talking back to autism

Label
A mother's courage : talking back to autism
Title
A mother's courage
Title remainder
talking back to autism
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Film director
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Language
eng
Summary
Narrated by Oscar winner Kate Winslet and directed by Oscar nominee Fridrik Thor Fridriksson, this inspiring film follows one woman's quest to unlock her autistic son's mind. Margret, whose ten-year-old son Keli is severely autistic, has tried a number of treatments to help her son. Consumed by an unquenchable thirst for knowledge about this mysterious and complex condition, she travels from her home in Iceland to the United States and Europe, meeting with top autism experts and advocates. She also connects with several other families touched by autism, whose struggles echo her own: the endless doctor visits and experiments with different treatments, the complication of doing everyday tasks, and the inability to communicate; perhaps the most painful and frustrating aspect of autism. But as she comes across innovative new therapies with the potential to break down the walls of autism, Margret finds hope that her son may be able to express himself on a level she never thought possible. Among the experts and advocates Margret encounters are: (1) Dr. Temple Grandin, best-selling author and autism advocate, recently the subject of an HBO film starring Claire Danes; (2) Dr. David G. Amaral, Research Director, MIND (Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders) Institute; (3) Dr. Simon Baron-Cohen, Director, Autism Research Centre at the University of Cambridge; Dr. Geraldine Dawson, Chief Science Officer, Autism Speaks; (4) Soma Mukhopadhyay, who developed the Rapid Prompting Method to teach her autistic son Tito, now a published author; (5) Portia Iverson and Jonathan Shestack, parents of an autistic child and founders of Cure Autism Now. Music by Sigur Ros
Cataloging source
UtOrBLW
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by First Run Features in 2010
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Grandin, Temple
  • Winslet, Kate
  • Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
  • Amaral, David G.
  • Baron-Cohen, Simon
  • Dawson, Geraldine
  • Mukhopadhyay, Soma
  • Iverson, Portia
  • Shestack, Jonathan
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
104
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Autism
  • Documentary films
Technique
live action
Label
A mother's courage : talking back to autism
Link
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Publication
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Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 103 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1110208
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900275482
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
A mother's courage : talking back to autism
Link
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 103 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1110208
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900275482
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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