The Mind Tree: A Miraculous Child Breaks the Silence of Autism by Tito Rajarshi MukhopadhyayThe Mind Tree: A Miraculous Child Breaks the Silence of Autism by Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay

The Mind Tree: A Miraculous Child Breaks the Silence of Autism

byTito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay

Paperback | November 1, 2011

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Well-received on initial publication, The Mind Tree is truly an enthralling read. Although he is severely autistic and nearly nonverbal, Tito’s ability to communicate through his extraordinary writing is astonishing. At the age of three, Tito was diagnosed with severe autism. But his mother, with boundless hope and determination, read to him and taught him to write in English. She also challenged him to write his own stories. The result of their efforts is this remarkable book—written when he was eight to eleven years old—comprised of profound and startling philosophical prose and poetry. During a New York Times interview, Tito scrawled on a yellow pad, “I need to write . . . It has become a part of me.”
Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay was diagnosed in early childhood with severe or low functioning non-verbal autism. He communicates primarily through writing and has learned to develop his reading, writing, and thinking abilities. The national organization Autism Speaks sponsored Tito and his mother, Soma, to come to the United States so he ...
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Title:The Mind Tree: A Miraculous Child Breaks the Silence of AutismFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 7.5 × 5.5 × 5.6 inPublished:November 1, 2011Publisher:ArcadeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1611450020

ISBN - 13:9781611450026

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"This book is indeed amazing, shocking too.and forces us to reconsider the condition of the deeply autistic."