Beyond the silence: my life, the world and autism

MUKHOPADHYAY, Tito Rajarshi
Tito is an 11 year old boy from south India with a special talent. Although almost completely non-verbal, he can communicate his thoughts and feelings through remarkable prose and poetry, written in fluent English. Tito also has autism. Through his writing he explains how he deals with this hidden disability and how it affects his view of the world. This book contains the first parts of his story so far, written when he was 8 and 11 years old, as well as philosophical prose and poetry. The Mind Tree, and poems used in a BBC TV documentary Inside Story: Tito’s Story. Tito’s gives us a unique insight into the mind of someone with autism, as well as a fascinating account of growing up with a disability in modern India.

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