The Autistic Brain: Helping Different Kinds of Minds Succeed

April 1, 2014|
The Autistic Brain: Helping Different Kinds of Minds Succeed by Temple Grandin
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Temple Grandin may be the most famous person with autism, a condition that affects 1 in 88 children. Since her birth in 1947, our understanding of it has undergone a great transformation, leading to more hope than ever before that we may finally learn the causes of and treatments for autism.

Weaving her own experience with remarkable new discoveries, Grandin introduces the advances in neuroimaging and genetic research that link brain science to behavior, even sharing her own brain scan to show which anomalies might explain common symptoms. Most excitingly, she argues that raising and educating kids on the autism spectrum must focus on their long-overlooked strengths to foster their unique contributions. The Autistic Brain brings Grandin's singular perspective into the heart of the autism revolution.
TEMPLE GRANDIN is one of the world's most accomplished and well-known adults with autism. She is a professor at Colorado State University and the author of several best-selling books, which have sold more than a million copies. The HBO movie based on her life, starring Claire Danes, received seven Emmy Awards. RICHARD PANEK, a Gugg...
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Title:The Autistic Brain: Helping Different Kinds of Minds SucceedFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:256 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.67 inShipping dimensions:256 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.67 inPublished:April 1, 2014Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0544227735

ISBN - 13:9780544227736

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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