Emergence: Labelled Autistic by Temple Grandin
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Emergence: Labelled Autistic
By Temple Grandin

Emergence: Labelled Autistic

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Emergence: Labelled Autistic by Temple Grandin

Book Description

Temple Grandin was diagnosed as being autistic at the age of three. An intelligent child with a thirst for knowledge, but unable to properly express herself or control her own behavior, Temple struggled through grade school. Eventually, her disruptive behavior forced her expulsion from a "normal" school and enrollment at a school for autistic children. There Temple fared better, but she began to suffer from "nerve attacks." Through working at the school's farm, Temple learned about cattle presses, which are used to calm nervous livestock. After building her own press, Temple Grandin used it to successfully control her nerve attacks, and for all intents and purposes, cure her autism. Reading this book is an adventure. There is no other book like it-even remotely like it. The reason is simple. The author has a story to tell, a true story, one that is so breathtakingly unusual you will think it to be mere fiction.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780446671828
ISBN-10: 0446671827
Format: Paperback
(202mm x 132mm x 13mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Grand Central Publishing
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
Publish Date: 1-Dec-1996
Country of Publication: United States

Books By Author Temple Grandin

Temple Talks About Autism and the Older Child by Temple Grandin Temple Talks About Autism and the Older Child, Paperback (August 2016)

Have you ever wanted to get Temple Grandin'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 use reference Q&A.

Way I See it by Temple Grandin Way I See it, Paperback (December 2015)

Dr. Temple Grandin gets to the REAL issues of autism, the ones parents, teachers, and individuals on the spectrum face every day. Temple offers helpful dos and don'ts, practical strategies, and try-it-now tips, all based on her insider perspective and a great deal of research.

Loving Push by Temple Grandin Loving Push, Paperback (December 2015)

How parents and professionals can help spectrum kids become successful adults

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Author Biography - Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin is one of the world's foremost experts in the design and construction of livestock handling facilities. Her projects can be found throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, Norway, England, and Denmark. She holds an M.S. from Arizona State in animal science and received her Ph.D. in 1988 from the University of Illinois at Urbana. She now is a professor at the University of Colorado in Denver.

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