The Way I See It, Revised and Expanded 2nd Edition: A Personal Look at Autism and Asperger's

The Way I See It, Revised and Expanded 2nd Edition: A Personal Look at Autism and Asperger's

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by Temple Grandin
     
 

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In this innovative book, Dr. Temple Grandin gets down to the REAL issues of autism, the ones parents, teachers, and individuals on the spectrum face every day. Temple offers helpful do’s and don’ts, practical strategies, and try-it-now tips, all based on her “insider” perspective and a great deal of research.

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In this innovative book, Dr. Temple Grandin gets down to the REAL issues of autism, the ones parents, teachers, and individuals on the spectrum face every day. Temple offers helpful do’s and don’ts, practical strategies, and try-it-now tips, all based on her “insider” perspective and a great deal of research.

These are just some of the specific topics Temple delves into:

How and Why People with Autism Think Differently
Economical Early Intervention Programs that Work
How Sensory Sensitivities Affect Learning
Behaviors Caused by a Disability vs. Just Bad Behaviors
Teaching People with Autism to Live in an Unpredictable World
Alternative Medicine vs. Conventional Medicine
Employment Ideas for Adults with Autism
And many more!

This revised and expanded edition contains revisions based on the most current autism research, as well as 14 additional articles including:

The Role of Genetics and Environmental Factors in Causing Autism
Understanding the Mind of a Nonverbal Person with Autism
Finding Mentors and Appropriate Colleges
And many more!

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"This book is insightful, helpful, and hopeful—just like the woman who wrote it!  It is a 'how-to' guide that I am confident will leave any reader feeling both informed and inspired.” —Emily Gerson Saines, Executive Producer of the Emmy award-winning HBO movie Temple Grandin

“Every school, large or small, with the responsibility of educating children with autism or Asperger’s needs the guidance this book offers. . . . every parent will find within these pages golden nuggets of advice, encouragement, and hope to fuel their day-to-day journey through their child’s autism. . . . The wisdom she offers through this book and its personal reflections on autism will, I’m sure, ring true for many more decades to come.” —Ruth Christ Sullivan, first elected president of the Autism Society of America

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781935274582
Publisher:
Future Horizons, Inc.
Publication date:
03/15/2011
Series:
The Way I See It, Revised and Expanded 2nd Edition Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
339
Sales rank:
140,662
File size:
9 MB

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From the Publisher

"This book is insightful, helpful, and hopeful—just like the woman who wrote it!  It is a 'how-to' guide that I am confident will leave any reader feeling both informed and inspired.” —Emily Gerson Saines, Executive Producer of the Emmy award-winning HBO movie Temple Grandin

“Every school, large or small, with the responsibility of educating children with autism or Asperger’s needs the guidance this book offers. . . . every parent will find within these pages golden nuggets of advice, encouragement, and hope to fuel their day-to-day journey through their child’s autism. . . . The wisdom she offers through this book and its personal reflections on autism will, I’m sure, ring true for many more decades to come.” —Ruth Christ Sullivan, first elected president of the Autism Society of America

 

 

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