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Centered : autism, basketball, and one athlete's dreams

Author: Anthony Ianni; Rob Keast
Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana : Red Lightning Books, 2021.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"'They don't know me. They don't know what I'm capable of.' Diagnosed with pervasive developmental disorder, a form of autism, as a toddler, Anthony Ianni wasn't expected to succeed in school or participate in sports, but he had other ideas. As a child, Ianni told anybody who would listen, including head coach Tom Izzo, that he would one day play for the Michigan State Spartans. Centered: Autism, Basketball, and One  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ianni, Anthony,
Bloomington, Indiana : Red Lightning Books, 2021.
(DLC) 2021006355
Named Person: Anthony Ianni
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Ianni; Rob Keast
ISBN: 9781684351541 1684351545 9781684351534 1684351537
OCLC Number: 1196244501
Description: xvii, 303 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword by Tom Izzo --
Acknowledgments --
Prologue : the banks of the Red Cedar --
"Do those impressions" --
"We want to tell you a story" --
AAU --
#44 --
Family --
Instant classic --
Still autistic --
Committed --
On campus --
The streak --
Sophomore slump --
Release --
Getting back up --
Sitting out --
The jersey --
"I'm screwed up" --
The Carl Vinson and the garden --
The big ten --
Tournaments and awards --
Responsibility: Anthony Ianni and Rob Keast.


Sports fans will root for the underdog. Parents, teachers, and coaches will gain insight into the experience of an autistic child. And everyone will triumph in the achievements of Centered.  Read more...


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Both authors did an amazing job in writing a book that is a definite resource for parents, students, schools, hospital workers and everyone to understand Autism Spectrum. -- Fran Lewis * Book Read more...

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