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The Girl Who Spoke with Pictures [electronic resource] : Autism Through Art.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781843108894Publication details: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008.ISBN:
  • 9781846428418
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Girl Who Spoke with Pictures : Autism Through ArtDDC classification:
  • 618.92/89156
LOC classification:
  • RJ506.A9M58 2008
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Contents:
front cover; AUTISM THROUGH ARTTHE GIRL WHO SPOKE WITH PICTURES; CONTENTS; FOREWORD; INTRODUCTION; 1. MAKING HER MARK; 2. THE EFFECTS OF AUTISM; 3. COMMUNICATION; 4. EMOTIONS; 5. THE ART OF EDUCATION; 6. ADVOCACY; 7. PERCEPTION; 8. RELATIONSHIPS; 9. MEMORY; CONCLUSION;
Summary: For many years Eileen Miller's daughter, Kim, was unable to verbalize her experiences and emotions, but she was able to communicate using a less conventional language: her art. The Girl who Spoke with Pictures tells the story of a young woman with autism, and how her enlightening drawings enabled her to share her view of the world. Illustrated with drawings created by Kim between the ages of 3 and 17 years old, the book gives an insight into how Kim expressed her thoughts and feelings through pictures, revealing her capacity to learn and be understood by those around her. Reflecting on her dau
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front cover; AUTISM THROUGH ARTTHE GIRL WHO SPOKE WITH PICTURES; CONTENTS; FOREWORD; INTRODUCTION; 1. MAKING HER MARK; 2. THE EFFECTS OF AUTISM; 3. COMMUNICATION; 4. EMOTIONS; 5. THE ART OF EDUCATION; 6. ADVOCACY; 7. PERCEPTION; 8. RELATIONSHIPS; 9. MEMORY; CONCLUSION;

For many years Eileen Miller's daughter, Kim, was unable to verbalize her experiences and emotions, but she was able to communicate using a less conventional language: her art. The Girl who Spoke with Pictures tells the story of a young woman with autism, and how her enlightening drawings enabled her to share her view of the world. Illustrated with drawings created by Kim between the ages of 3 and 17 years old, the book gives an insight into how Kim expressed her thoughts and feelings through pictures, revealing her capacity to learn and be understood by those around her. Reflecting on her dau