I Was Number 87

I Was Number 87

A Deaf Woman's Ordeal of Misdiagnosis, Institutionalization, and Abuse

Book - 2000
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In relating the story of how she was misdiagnosed as retarded rather than deaf and mistreated at home and at an institution, a longtime employee of General Motors writes: "I sincerely hope that this book will help other children with as-yet undiagnosed hearing problems be spared the horrors I experienced." The co-author has written about her autistic child. Annotation copyrighted by Book News Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Gallaudet University Press, c2000
ISBN: 9781563680922
Branch Call Number: 362.42092 BOLANDER
Characteristics: xiii, 184 p. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Renning, Adair N.


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