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1. Rain man [1988]

Video
1 videodisc (133 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio. digital; optical; dolby digital. Digital: video file; Blu-Ray; region A.
When Charlie Babbit's father dies, he learns that he has an autistic older brother who has been institutionalized for years. Charlie and his brother go on a journey, literally and emotionally.
Media & Microtext Center
HUMBIO-164-01, HUMBIO-164-01, HUMBIO-164-01
Video
1 videodisc (ca. 109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
An engaging portrait of an autistic young woman who became, through timely mentoring and sheer force of will, one of America's most remarkable success stories as a leader in the field of animal husbandry and the humane handling of cattle.
Media & Microtext Center
HUMBIO-164-01, HUMBIO-164-01, HUMBIO-164-01
Video
1 videodisc (ca. 93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 companion guide (6 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
Profiles five children with autism, their parents, and acting coach Elaine Hill as they take on the enterprise of a full-length stage production.
Media & Microtext Center
HUMBIO-164-01, HUMBIO-164-01, HUMBIO-164-01
Video
1 videodisc (134 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
A self-involved young man is shocked to discover that his millionaire father left most of his estate to an unknown beneficiary. The man tracks down said beneficiary, who turns out to be his brother and an autistic savant.
Media & Microtext Center
HUMBIO-164-01, HUMBIO-164-01, HUMBIO-164-01
Video
1 videodisc (54 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
From the 1950s through the early 1970s, the American medical establishment thought it had found the cause of autism: poor mothering. Doctors presumed that the bizarre behaviors of autistic children - rigid rituals, difficulty with speech, extreme self-isolation - stemmed from their mothers' emotional frigidity. We now know that autism is a brain disorder, not the result of poor parenting. But for a whole generation of women branded as cold "refrigerator mothers," the damage had already been done.
Media & Microtext Center
HUMBIO-164-01, HUMBIO-164-01, HUMBIO-164-01
Video
1 videodisc (133 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 program notes ([8] p. ; 19x12 cm.)
A callous young hustler living in California finds his father has died and left him only rose bushes and a '49 Buick convertible. Feeling cheated out of what he considers is his 3 million dollar inheritance, he is in for an even bigger surprise-a brother he never knew he had!
Media & Microtext Center
HUMBIO-164-01, HUMBIO-164-01, HUMBIO-164-01