Matthew’s Enigma by Matei Calinescu: a father’s honest and affectionate portrait of his son that had autism and unexpectedly died at age 25

Matei Calinescu, Matthew’s Enigma. A Father’s Portrait of His Autistic Son Published 2009 by Indiana University Press. Translated by Angela Jianu, 212 p In limba romana: Portretul lui M, Editura Humanitas, 2016, 256p   Matei Calinescu (1934 – 2009, Romanian professor of comparative literature, writer and literary critic) left communist Romania and moved to United… Continue reading Matthew’s Enigma by Matei Calinescu: a father’s honest and affectionate portrait of his son that had autism and unexpectedly died at age 25

A fi diferit nu inseamna a fi defect. Despre autism, perseverenta si o coplesitoare intensitate a trairilor in cartea Anei Dragu, Maini cuminti. Copilul meu autist

Ana Dragu, Maini cuminti. Copilul meu autist Published 2015 by Polirom Avea aproape 4 ani. Manca numai pamant si supa de taitei. Scrasnea incontinuu din dinti, l-am surprins de trei ori stergandu-se la gura cu pisica, repeta doar cateva cuvinte si nu suporta oamenii.   Unul dintre primele lucruri pe care le fac de fiecare… Continue reading A fi diferit nu inseamna a fi defect. Despre autism, perseverenta si o coplesitoare intensitate a trairilor in cartea Anei Dragu, Maini cuminti. Copilul meu autist