REX - A Mother, her blind autistic child and the music that transformed their lives
Article Added 12 years ago
REX is a "must read" book about a Mom who is raising a child that has become not only blind but through further testing was discovered to have autism and was a savant. The savant characteristics revealed itself after Rex was given an electronic keyboard. He now plays from memory classical music after one hearing. If you are looking for a book that is heart-warming and inspirational and if you are working with or have a loved one that is blind or visually impaired, autistic and or is a savant, you will appreciate the road that his mom and Rex are traveling. The book shares concerns of all parents that have chidren with this heart renching story of Rex and his single parent Mom. Understanding the system and how it applies to this family is worth reading. Leslie Stahl of 60 Minutes has interviewed Rex and his Mom two times now over a two year period and it is amazing the advancement and transformation that has taken place.
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