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Behind the Book Series: “We Walk: Life with Severe Autism"

By Amy S.F. Lutz

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Amy S.F. Lutz combines personal narrative, interviews, and research in philosophy, psychology, psychiatry, disability studies, bioethics, and sociology to examine social issues such as inclusion, therapeutics, and religion through the lens of her son Jonah's severe autism. This collection features essays about the b'nai mitzvah the author shared with her son, the often-fraught experience of taking him to restaurants and other public spaces, and the controversial use of psychiatric interventions on children, among other topics. 
 
This event is made possible by a partnership with the Jewish Book Council.
 
This event is free of charge.
 
 
Event Date
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Event time
7:00 PM
Cost / donation
Free
Contact
Larry Katz,
lkatz@jewishalliance
ri.org or
401.421.4111 ext.
179
Categories
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