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Emergence : labeled autistic

Author: Temple Grandin; Margaret Scariano
Publisher: New York : Warner Books, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : Warner Books edView all editions and formats
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"A true story that is both uniquely moving and exceptionally inspiring, Emergence is the first-hand account of a courageous autistic woman who beat the odds and cured herself. As a child, Temple Grandin was forced to leave her "normal" school and enroll in a school for autistic children. This searingly honest account captures the isolation and fears suffered by autistics and their families and the quiet strength of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographie (Descripteur de forme)
Named Person: Temple Grandin; Temple Grandin; Temple Grandin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Temple Grandin; Margaret Scariano
ISBN: 0446671827 9780446671828
OCLC Number: 34357106
Description: 180 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Childhood memories --
Early school days --
New worries --
Forgettable days at junior high --
Boarding school --
The door --
The magical device --
Through the little door --
Graduate school and the glass door barrier --
Through the sliding glass door --
Working--coping--surviving --
Autistics and the real world.
Responsibility: Temple Grandin and Margaret M. Scariano.
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"A true story that is both uniquely moving and exceptionally inspiring, Emergence is the first-hand account of a courageous autistic woman who beat the odds and cured herself. As a child, Temple Grandin was forced to leave her "normal" school and enroll in a school for autistic children. This searingly honest account captures the isolation and fears suffered by autistics and their families and the quiet strength of one woman who insisted on a miracle."--Publisher's description.

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Introduction -- April 2005: looking back at 'Emergence: labeled autistic' -- Childhood memories -- Early school days -- New worries -- Forgettable days at junior high -- Boarding school -- The door -- The magical device -- Through the little door -- Graduate school and the glass door barrier -- Through the sliding glass door -- Working, coping, surviving -- Autistics and the real world -- Appendices.

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Temple's remarkable story is uniquely valuable in helping us see autism from the 'inside. Her dedication to science and her uncompromising honesty about herself will help scientists understand the Read more...

 
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