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The autistic brain : thinking across the spectrum / Temple Grandin and Richard Panek.

Grandin, Temple. (Author). Panek, Richard (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780547636450
  • ISBN: 0547636458
  • Physical Description: viii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-228) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The autistic brain : The meanings of autism ; Lighting up the autistic brain ; Sequencing the autistic brain ; Hiding and seeking -- Rethinking the autistic brain : Looking past the labels ; Knowing your own strengths ; Rethinking in pictures ; From the margins to the mainstream -- Appendix: The AQ test.
Summary, etc.:
A cutting-edge account of the latest science of autism, from the best-selling author and advocate Temple Grandin. Since she started writing and speaking about autism, the number of people diagnosed with it has skyrocketed--but so has the research that is transforming our understanding of the autistic brain. Now she brings her singular perspective to a thrilling journey through the autism revolution. Weaving her own experience with remarkable new discoveries, she introduces the neuroimaging advances and genetic research that link brain science to behavior, even sharing her own brain scans from numerous studies. We meet the scientists and self-advocates who are introducing innovative theories of what causes, how we diagnose, and how best to treat autism. She highlights long-ignored sensory problems and the treatments that might help them, and warns of the dangers of politics defining the diagnosis of autism spectrum. Most exciting, in the science that has begun to reveal the long-overlooked strengths conferred by autism, she finds a route to more effective mainstreaming and a way to unleash the unique advantages of autistic people. From the "aspies" in Silicon Valley to the five-year-old without language, Grandin understands the true meaning of the word spectrum. The Autistic Brain is essential reading from the most respected and beloved voices in the field.-- Publisher information.
Subject: Autism spectrum disorders.
Autistic people > Mental health.
Autism > Research.
Psychology, Pathological.

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