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Truth and Beauty is lifted above most memoirs by Ann Patchett’s unselfishness; she is writing a book that tells her own story, but frequently steps aside to offer the full spotlight to her friend, the magical, difficult Lucy Grealy, author of ‘Autobiography of a Face.’ Lucy Grealy, who died at th
A slim memoir of poverty, abuse, agency and power, this story of a young gay survivor growing up in dirt-poor Carolina is only ninety-four pages long.
There’s something about this book that breaks down the wall of fiction and leaves the reader feeling viscerally overwhelmed by what they‘ve just read.
I didn't know I could learn so much from entering the world of people with dwarfism, or children born of rape, people of musical genius or those with multiple and severe disabilities.... until I read this truly extraordinary book. I felt emotionally enlarged by every page.
Jack McKee is a doctor with it all: he's successful, he's rich, and he has no problems.... until he is diagnosed with throat cancer.
It shows why empathy matters everywhere from the nursery to the economy and features programs like Roots of Empathy. It looks at how empathy works in the brain and why some types of autism may not result from too little empathy— but too much.
My Magic Ears is a book about a hearing impaired girl who receives cochlear implants and the world of sound that she discovers.
A powerful guide to healing our relationship with our planetary home
This film offers the perspective of two challenges in life, that of someone with a disability and racial discrimiation. Rizwan Khan, played by Shah Rukh Khan, has to overcome the challenges of Asperger's Syndrome in the first half of the film. Despite this challenge, he manages to find love and