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User Review  - KamGeb - LibraryThing

Temple Grandin is a fascinating person. As with all her writing, there are a lot of interesting facts. She has a unique perspective, being a well-spoken autistic adult. It's a dense book, but ... Read full review

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User Review  - LibraryCin - LibraryThing

3.5 stars Temple Grandin is autistic, and grew up to earn a PhD in animal science. This book is an autobiography combined with information on autism, with plenty of animal anecdotes thrown in, as well ... Read full review

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User Review  - JenniferRobb - LibraryThing

Despite the fact that I probably relate more to this style of thinking than I did to the other memoir on autism that I read recently, I found it harder to be engaged with this book. There seemed to be ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Wow. We learn about Grandin, and autism, and cattle handling, and the cognitive abilities of other animals.... Fascinating and enlightening - especially recommended for parents and teachers. Read full review

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User Review  - slsmith101 - LibraryThing

After reading this book, I not only have a better understanding of how the autistic brain works but also how my own normal(?) brain works. It was very clearly written and even though it was ... Read full review

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User Review  - sriemann - LibraryThing

Covered many of the same topics and stories as the HBO movie, but had updated information, and went into more detail about how to deal with autistic individuals in many different situations. Read full review

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User Review  - ThePinesLibrary - LibraryThing

This book offers Temple Grandin's insights into autism and the way people with autism think and act. Shows how Temple Grandin managed to move beyond the confines set by autism and function independently. This title is also available as an eBook from HighLife Highland Libraries. Read full review

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User Review  - TerriBooks - LibraryThing

The book tries to do two things -- present the author's experiences as a person with autism and educate about autism diagnoses, treatment, and education. I think both are fine, I just don't think they ... Read full review

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Temple, thank you! You inspired me in a lot of ways then I ever realized before. I watched the movie that was based on your life and I have to tell you: that was the one thing that inspired me the most when it came to living with Autism. My name is Jessica Ness. I've known I was autistic for eleven years now. I first found out I was autistic when I was ten. Temple, after seeing the movie based on your life and reading about everything you've done in your life already, your story gave me a ton of inspiration. I actually love to write books too! I actually have three novels done and I'm working on a children's book series. Without knowing about you and reading and watching your whole life story, I honestly don't know where I would be right now. I really hope I meet you in person someday. Thank you for everything! You will always inspire me to be all I can be! 

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User Review  - govindthange - LibraryThing

This book is a good read and explains a great deal about how a pure visual thinking brain thinks. Read full review


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