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Growing Up Different / [eVideo - Films on Demand]

Author: Infobase,; PBS (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : PBS, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2001] 2018. ©2001
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many children face challenges far beyond the usual stresses and strains of growing up. In this episode of Scientific American Frontiers, Alda meets several kids who are growing up different, along with the doctors and researchers who are trying to mitigate the difficulties they face. The program looks at the controversial use of cochlear implants to give some hearing to profoundly deaf kids, the latest in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; PBS (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1060911959
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Films on Demand eVideo
Originally released by PBS, 2001.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on June 01, 2018.
Target Audience: 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (55 min., 18 sec)) : sound, color.
Contents: Introduction: Growing Up Different (3:40); Understanding Williams Syndrome (10:07); Breaking the Shell (5:54); Eye Contact and Imitation (7:31); Each Sound is a Present (9:43); Controversy of Cochlear Implants (4:46); Finding Her Voice (11:41); Credits: Growing Up Different (0:47);
Responsibility: PBS.

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Many children face challenges far beyond the usual stresses and strains of growing up. In this episode of Scientific American Frontiers, Alda meets several kids who are growing up different, along with the doctors and researchers who are trying to mitigate the difficulties they face. The program looks at the controversial use of cochlear implants to give some hearing to profoundly deaf kids, the latest in augmentative communication technology to provide speech to children without it, new insights on the fundamental nature of autism and the implications for treating autistic children.

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