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Cries from the Heart

Cries from the Heart

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Sunday, October 16, 1994 12.3 20 2
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  • Season: 1994-95
  • Network: CBS
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Children/Teens, Medical/Disease/Mental Illness, Social Issue

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Plot Synopsis

A divorced mother reluctantly agrees to place her autistic son ina specialized school. There, his therapist begins to make breakthroughs with the child through a controversial technique known as facilitated communication. The result is that the boy accuses an adult roommate and aide at another institution of sexual abuse. A heated trial ensues which calls in to question of just how reliable the new technique really is.


Production Company:

  • WildRice Prods IAW Grossbart-Barnett-Izeman Entertainment

Production Type:

  • Independent
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