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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Temple Grandin; Sean Barron
|ISBN:||9781932565393 1932565396 193256506X 9781932565065|
|Notes:||Subtitle on jacket: Decoding social mysteries through the unique perspectives of autism.|
|Description:||xvii, 383 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||ACT ONE: Two perspectives on social thinking. Scene 1. My world is what I do / Temple Grandin --
Scene 2. A different perspective on social awareness / Sean Barron --
ACT TWO: Two minds: two paths. How the autistic way of thinking affects social understanding --
ACT THREE: The ten unwritten rules of social relationships. 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.
|Responsibility:||by Temple Grandin & Sean Barron ; edited by Veronica Zysk.|
"I wish I had this book when Sean was a child. It would have helped me understand Sean so much more."Judy Barron, co-author of "There's A Boy In H"e"re" and mother of author Sean Barron.