Temple talks... about autism and the older child : the world's leading expert on autism shares her advice and experiences / Dr. Temple Grandin, author of Thinking in pictures.
By: Grandin, Temple.Publisher: Arlington, TX : Sensory World, a proud imprint of Sensory Focus, LLC, 2016Description: iii, 84 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1935567640; 9781935567646.Subject(s): AUTISM | YOUTH | LIFE SKILLS | Autistic children -- Life skills guides
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Introduction. - TEMPLE TALKS ABOUT AUTISM AND THE OLDER CHILD. - Building social skills and doing new things. - The importance of shared interests. - Manners. - 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. - EDUCATION. Build on strengths. - Bullying. - Problems in education. - Preparation for employment. - Activities for learning adult skills. - Free online resources. - Asperger's and autism in the workplace. - Right jobs for the right kind of thinking. - Careers. - Tips for bosses. - Is genius an abnormality? - Q&A: QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS WITH TEMPLE. AUTHOR BIO: A little bit more about me. - Awards.
"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 ; And many others!"-- Provided by publisher.