Temple Talks about Autism and the Older Child

Temple Talks about Autism and the Older Child

by Temple Grandin


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Dr. Temple Grandin’s pocket guide to older kids and young adults with autism!

Dr. Temple Grandin is a doctor of animal science, professor at Colorado State University, best-selling author, autism activist, and consultant on animal behavior.

She also invented the “squeeze machine,” a device to calm the sensory systems of those on the autism spectrum. The subject of the award-winning 2010 biographical film Temple Grandin, she was listed in Time magazine among the world’s one hundred most influential people.
Have you ever wanted to get Temple’s ideas on growing up as an OLDER child with autism? Now you can.

Here, in this handy reference book, Temple gives an overview of what it is like to grow up and get a career with autism, tells how she overcame certain issues, gives useful tips, then answers your questions in an easy to reference Q&A.

This insightful book contains sections on:
Building Social Skills, Manners, Eccentricity, Video Games, Thinking Types, Education, Bullying, Employment Preparation, Tips for Bosses, aAnd many others!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781935567646
Publisher: Sensory Focus
Publication date: 04/03/2016
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 813,532
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Dr. Temple Grandin (born August 29, 1947) is an American doctor of animal science, a professor at Colorado State University, a best-selling author, an autistim activist, and a consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior. She also created the "hug box", a device to calm those on the autism spectrum. The subject of an award-winning, 2010 biographical film, Temple Grandin, she also was listed in the Time 100 list of the one hundred most influential people in the world in the "Heroes" category.

Table of Contents


Building Social Skills

The Importance of Shared Interests


The Importance of Structure in Teaching Living Skills

Eccentricity Is OK

Video Games and Tablets

The Brain

Bottom-Up Thinking

Thinking in Pictures

Types of Thinking

How to Determine Thinking Types


Build on Strengths


Preparation for Employment

Right Jobs for the Right Kind of Thinking


Tips for Bosses

Author Bio

A Little More about Me


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