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Listening to Autism: A Father's Awakening, A Son's Voice

Event Type: Other
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 6/27/2011
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
Description:
 Award-winning author Mark Osteen, Ph.D., and Professor of English and Director of Film studies at Loyola University, Maryland, speaks about parenting a son diagnosed with severe autism. His recent memoir, One of Us: A Family's Life with Autism, chronicles his challenges with Cameron, whose autism rouses intense emotions and physical sickness. Osteen reads excerpts and recounts his family's struggles and triumphs on the challenging road to acceptance. In partnership with the Howard County Autism Society. A Meet the Author event.
Library: Central
Other Information:
 RG
Status: Closed