|Plot Summary of Let Me Hear Your Voice|
|"Katherine Maurice details her families struggles with her children's autism. It is a very elightened look at the affect a diagnosis can have on a family, as well as the struggle a family has finding their way through the often confusing maze of opinions, treatment options, and stereotypes of autism.
Katherine's daughter Anne-Marie is the first to be diagnosied. She details her struggles with accepting this diagnosis, as well as her attempts to seek treatment. Katherine Maurice tried a variety of treatment options, and records the basic treatments, her observations and opinions of treatments. Eventually the Maurice family finds a treatment option that works for them, and they achieve a "recovery" of their daughter.
Michel her son, is then diagnosed, and the struggle for treatment and recovery starts all over again. Luckily both struggles have a happy ending. Katherine then discusses her continuing work helping other families.
Katherine Maurice is very open about her feelings as a mother dealing with Autism. Katherine Maurice has very strong opinions about some treatment options and expresses them openly. She shares her pain and triumphs. "
Danell LeBlanc, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Let Me Hear Your Voice|
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Phys disability/mental struggle?
- mental illness
Period of greatest activity?
Subject of Biography
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
- American (!)
How sensitive is this person?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Average intelligence
- average physique
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 2 ()
- mostly 1st
Book makes you feel?
- a lot of stream of consciousness
Writer's slant towards subject:
- very favorable
Story of entire life, or part?
- story of set of events during life
Is this a biography of several people?
How much dialogue in bio?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?
- 0-25% of book
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