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ERIC Number: EJ837215
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Mar
Pages: 1
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0046-9157
Who Rang that Bell?
Berkshire, Ann
Exceptional Parent, v39 n3 p50 Mar 2009
Children seem to naturally gravitate to particular interests, be it sports, the arts, or any of a myriad of other pursuits. Their area of interest seems an integral part of who they are so that they seem to have been "born that way." Even when a child is challenged--physically, cognitively, behaviorally, emotionally--their essence still seems to find a way to express itself. In this article, the author describes her son, Peter, who was not a typical kid. A child with mental retardation, with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and obsessive/compulsive disorder, he lagged way behind his peers in education and behavior. But in the world of the imagination, he was right on track.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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