A Blessing and A Curse
Autism and MeUnknown - 2007
'His book captures the nostalgic romanticism of the Australian bush in the 1960s but also the height of deep ignorance and the culture of 'see no evil' in which almost all who could and should have changed things, looked the other way ... Caiseal's book is as beautiful and magical as it is shocking.'. - From the Foreword by Donna Williams. Growing up in Australia in the 1970s, Caiseal Mór was labelled 'retarded' and 'an idiot', and his parents were led to believe that physical punishment could cure his autism. In this courageous and captivating autobiography, Mór vividly captures.
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2007.
Characteristics: data file 1 online resource (207 pages)
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