Clara Park did not take "Refrigerator Mother" for an answer

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24 May 2022, 5:31 pm

Podcast -'Refrigerator mothers' and the history of autism
With historian of science Professor Marga Vicedo we learn about the blame that was cast on mothers, the fight to get adequate help and support for families, and the movement that one mother, Clara Park, helped spark.

Guests:

Professor Marga Vicedo
Professor, History of Science, University of Toronto
Author, Intelligent Love: The Story of Clara Park, Her Autistic Daughter, and the Myth of the Refrigerator Mother

Presenter:

Sana Qadar

Producer:

James Bullen

Sound Engineer:

John Jacobs

Duration: 29min 5sec


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26 May 2022, 2:43 pm

disappointed, no CC or transcript. :(


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