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A field guide to earthlings : an autistic/asperger view of neurotypical behavior ; covers nuances of friendship, dating, small talk, interpersonal conflicts, image learning styles, social communication, common sense, white lies, and much more!

Author: Ian Ford; Stephanie Hamilton
Publisher: Albuquerque, NM : Ian Ford Software Corporation, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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Autistic people often live in a state of anxiety and confusion about the social world, running into misunderstandings and other barriers. This book unlocks the inner workings of neurotypical behavior, which can be mysterious to autistics. Proceeding from root concepts of language and culture through 62 behavior patterns used by neurotypical people, the book reveals how they structure a mental map of the world in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Life skills guides
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Ford; Stephanie Hamilton
ISBN: 9780615426198 0615426190
OCLC Number: 794808661
Description: 218 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: by Ian Ford ; illustrated by Stephanie Hamilton.

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Autistic people often live in a state of anxiety and confusion about the social world, running into misunderstandings and other barriers. This book unlocks the inner workings of neurotypical behavior, which can be mysterious to autistics. Proceeding from root concepts of language and culture through 62 behavior patterns used by neurotypical people, the book reveals how they structure a mental map of the world in symbolic webs of beliefs, how those symbols are used to filter perception, how they build and display their identity, how they compete for power, and how they socialize and develop relationships.

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How Auties and Normals Don't Communicate

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