Thinking in pictures : and other reports from my life with autism
By: Grandin, Temple.Publisher: New York Vintage Books 2006Edition: Expanded ed.Description: xviii, 270 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.|Cover : blue/brown/mauve ; Spine : purple/mauve with white + black print.ISBN: 9780307275653.Subject(s): AUTISM | AUTOBIOGRAPHY
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Presents the autobiography of Temple Grandin, a gifted animal scientist who has autism. Describes what life is like for a person living in a world different from that of most people. Expanded edition including the most recent research, therapy, and resources and a foreword by Oliver Sacks.
Foreword by Oliver Sacks|Thinking in pictures : autism and visual thought|The great continuum : diagnosing autism|The squeeze machine : sensory problems in autism|Learning empathy : emotion and autism|The ways of the world :developing autistic talent|Believer in biochemistry : medications and new treatments|Dating data : autism and relationships|A cow's eye view : connecting with animals|Artists and accountants : an understanding of animal thought|Einstein's second cousin : the link between autism and genius|Stairway to heaven : religion and belief