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Schuyler's monster : a father's journey with his wordless daughter

Author: Robert Rummel-Hudson
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An honest, funny, heart-wrenching story of a family, and particularly a little girl faced with a monster that steals her voice but can't crush her spirit. When Schuyler was 18 months old, her pediatrician questioned her lack of speech. When she was diagnosed with Bilateral perisylvian polymicrogyria (an extremely rare neurological disorder caused by a malformation of the brain), her parents had a name for the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Schuyler Noelle Hudson; Schuyler Hudson
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Rummel-Hudson
ISBN: 9780312372422 0312372426
OCLC Number: 156832409
Description: viii, 273 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Part 1 A Monster Hiding --
Part 2 A Monster Revealed --
Part 3 A Monster Challenged.
Responsibility: Robert Rummel-Hudson.
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When Schuyler was found to be unable to speak and diagnosed with polymicrogyria, her parents needed to figure out a way to help her learn to communicate. What they didn't know was that their daughter  Read more...

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Advance praise for Schuyler???s Monster: ???A gripping explication, shot through with equal parts horror and hope, of how parenthood can turn ordinary people into passionate advocates.??? -Neal Read more...

 
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