Unwritten Rules Of Social Relationships: Decoding Social Mysteries Through The Unique Perspectives Of Autism: New Edition With Author Updates by Temple GrandinUnwritten Rules Of Social Relationships: Decoding Social Mysteries Through The Unique Perspectives Of Autism: New Edition With Author Updates by Temple Grandin

Unwritten Rules Of Social Relationships: Decoding Social Mysteries Through The Unique Perspectives…

byTemple Grandin, Sean BarronEditorVeronica Zysk

Paperback | April 1, 2017

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Born with autism, both Temple Grandin and Sean Barron now live famously successful social lives. However, their paths were quite different. Temple's logical mind controlled her social behavior. She interacted with many adults and other children, experiencing varied social situations. Logic informed her decision to obey social rules and avoid unpleasant consequences. Sean's emotions controlled his social behavior. Baffled by social rules, isolated and friendless, he made up his own, and applied them to others. When they inevitably broke his rules, he felt worthless and unloved.

Both Temple and Sean ultimately came to terms with the social world and found their places in it. Whether you are a person with autism, a caregiver in the autism community, or just someone interested in an outsider view of society, their powerful stories will enthrall and enlighten you.

Temple Grandinearned her Ph.D. in animal science from the University of Illinois, and became an associate professor at Colorado State University. Dr. Grandin is one of the most respected individuals with high-functioning autism in the world. She presents at conferences nationwide, helping thousands of parents and professionals understa...
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Title:Unwritten Rules Of Social Relationships: Decoding Social Mysteries Through The Unique Perspectives…Format:PaperbackDimensions:425 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:April 1, 2017Publisher:Future HorizonsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1941765386

ISBN - 13:9781941765388

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Table of Contents

Rule #1: Rules are Not Absolute. They are Situation-based and People-based
Rule #2: Not Everything is Equally Important in the Grand Scheme of Things
Rule #3: Everyone in the World Makes Mistakes. It Doesn't Have to Ruin Your Day.
Rule #4: Honesty is Different than Diplomacy
Rule #5: Being Polite is Appropriate in Any Situation
Rule #6: Not Everyone Who is Nice to Me is My Friend
Rule #7: People Act Differently in Public than They Do in Private
Rule #8: Know When You're Turning People Off
Rule #9: Fitting in is Often Tied to Looking and Sounding Like You Fit In
Rule # 10: People are Responsible for Their Own Behaviors
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