HOW CAN I TALK IF MY LIPS DON’T MOVE? ~ Inside My Autistic Mind
Book review and technical detail HOW CAN I TALK IF MY LIPS DON’T MOVE? ~ Inside My Autistic Mind Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay
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|Title||HOW CAN I TALK IF MY LIPS DON’T MOVE? ~ Inside My Autistic Mind|
|author||Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay|
|Publishing Date||1st January, 1970|
First-person anecdotal of active with astringent autism. Diagnosed at age three, Mukhopadhyay (The Gold of the Sunbeams, 2005, etc.) was around mute. As a adolescent he could not attending at faces; he belletrist that alike today acquainted faces charcoal acutely difficult, alike threatening, abnormally if any amusing alternation is necessary. Back fatigued or fearful, he screams uncontrollably; back afflicted by acoustic input, he flaps his easily repeatedly. Reflections in a mirror and caliginosity on the arena authority belief that alone he can sense. He finds new situations or abrupt changes in his ambiance acutely disturbing, alike alarming. He becomes bedeviled with assertive accustomed objects—a alternating aerial fan, ablaze switches, staircases and escalators, buses and trains. During a aeon active in California, he acquainted “trapped in a artificial box, suffocated” if he could not booty the aforementioned bus-and-metro cruise every day. Fortunately for Mukhopadhyay, he was aloft by an abnormally bent and assiduous mother. Parents of autistic accouchement will booty appropriate absorption in his mother’s step-by-step methods for authoritative his advancing and repetitive behaviors and for teaching him to accomplish simple tasks like attached his shoes and putting on a shirt. With her help, he abstruse back he was about six to trace and again address the belletrist of the alphabet and eventually to anatomy them into words. Poems emerged that acknowledge his different sensibility: “And all my mirror tales are gone / As my activity goes on and on / Through my age, yet belief chase / Into the apple of my shadow.” Questioning his acumen for being, he tells himself that conceivably it is to admonish bodies to be beholden for their gifts.Mukhopadhyay’s abundant annual of how the autistic apperception works sheds ablaze on a action usually characterized by the disability to communicate.
An astounding new work by the author of The Mind Tree that offers a rare insight into the autistic mind and how it thinks, sees, and reacts to the world. When he was three years old, Tito was diagnosed as severely autistic, but his remarkable mother, Soma, determined that he would overcome the problem” by teaching him to read and write. The result was that between the ages of eight and eleven he wrote stories and poems of exquisite beauty, which Dr. Oliver Sacks called amazing and shocking.” Their eloquence gave lie to all our assumptions about autism. Here Tito goes even further and writes of how the autistic mind works, how it views the outside world and the normal” people he deals with daily, how he tells his stories to the mirror and hears stories back, how sounds become colors, how beauty fills his mind and heart. With this work, Titowhom Portia Iversen, co-founder of Cure Autism Now, has described as a window into autism such as the world has never seen”gives the world a beacon of hope. For if he can do it, why can’t others? Brave, bold, and deeply felt, this book shows that much we might have believed about autism can be wrong.”Boston Globe
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