Thinking in Pictures, Expanded Edition: My Life with Autism (Google eBook)

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Dec 24, 2008 - Psychology - 304 pages
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Temple Grandin, Ph.D., is a gifted animal scientist who has designed one third of all the livestock-handling facilities in the United States. She also lectures widely on autismóbecause Temple Grandin is autistic, a woman who thinks, feels, and experiences the world in ways that are incomprehensible to the rest of us.

In this unprecedented book, Grandin delivers a report from the country of autism. Writing from the dual perspectives of a scientist and an autistic person, she tells us how that country is experienced by its inhabitants and how she managed to breach its boundaries to function in the outside world. What emerges in Thinking in Pictures is the document of an extraordinary human being, one who, in gracefully and lucidly bridging the gulf between her condition and our own, sheds light on the riddle of our common identity.


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Review: Thinking in Pictures, Expanded Edition: My Life with Autism

User Review  - Buggz79 - Goodreads

Temple Gardin's candin sharing of the Autism experience is an invaluable insight into the working of the Autistic mind. Her experiences give me hope that those in my life living with Autism can have a full and productive life. Read full review

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User Review  - Marcy - Goodreads

Temple Grandin made it very clear how autism affected her as a child and as an adult. She was lucky to have her mom's, her aunt's, and teachers' help to help Temple through the hard times. Being a ... Read full review

Contents

THINKING IN PICTURES
3
THE GREAT CONTINUUM
33
1
44
THE Souzzzz MACHINE
58
4
84
THE WAYS or THE WORLD
123
DATING DATA
152
A Cows EYE VIEW
167
9
184
ARTISTS AND ACCOU NTANT
204
II
222
Religion and Biitjf
245
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Temple Grandin has a Ph.D. in animal science from the University of Illinois, and has designed one third of all the livestock-handling facilities in the United States, and many in other countries. She is currently an associate professor of animal sciences at Colorado State University and a frequent lecturer at autism meetings throughout the country. She lives in Fort Collins, Colorado.


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