How our health and education systems failed my son with schizophrenia : How Our Health and Education Systems Failed My Son With Schizophrenia (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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How our health and education systems failed my son with schizophrenia : How Our Health and Education Systems Failed My Son With Schizophrenia

Author: Paul Gionfriddo
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A former policy maker exposes the scandal of American mental health policy and its effect on the life of his son.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Tim Gionfriddo; Tim Gionfriddo
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Gionfriddo
ISBN: 9780231168281 0231168284
OCLC Number: 1102206092
Contents: Tim brings a gun to school --
Tim gets his start. our introduction to special education --
Our introduction to special education --
A new school, a new crisis --
Suspended animation --
Rocketing through middle school --
High school cooks up trouble --
West to the Northwest --
Hospitalization from the Northwest to Middletown --
Tim comes to Austin --
Americorps and the chain of neglect --
Tim begins adult life --
Tim hits the revolving door --
Launching Tim --
Tim returns to Middletown --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Paul Gionfriddo.

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