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The way I see it : a personal look at autism & Asperger's

Author: Temple Grandin
Publisher: Arlington, TX : Future Horizons Inc., ©2008.
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Grandin offers helpful do's and don'ts, practical strategies, and try-it-now tips, all based on her "insider" perspective and a great deal of research.
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Genre/Form: Life skills guides
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Temple Grandin
ISBN: 9781932565720 1932565728
OCLC Number: 223852213
Description: xxxi, 260 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword by Dr. Ruth Sullivan --
For readers new to autism --
Tony & Temple: face to face --
Introduction --
ch.1: Diagnosis and early intervention --
Do not get hung up on labels --
Economical quality programs for young children with ASD --
Different types of thinking in autism --
Higher expectations yield results --
ch.2: Teaching and education --
Autism the way I see it --
The importance of developing talent --
Teaching people with autism/Asperger's to be more flexible --
Teaching concepts to children with autism --
Motivating students --
Getting kids turned on to reading --
The importance of practical problem-solving skills --
Turning video game obsession into learning --
ch.3: Sensory issues --
Visual processing problems in autism --
Auditory problems in autism --
Incorporating sensory integration into your autism program --
The effect of sensory perceptual difficulties on learning styles --
ch.4: Understanding nonverbal autism --
You asked me! --
Tito lives in a world of sensory scrambling --
Solving behavior problems in nonverbal individuals with autism --
Whole-task teaching for individuals with severe autism --
ch. 5: Behavior issues --
Disability versus just bad behaviors --
My experience with teasing and bullying --
Rudeness is inexcusable --
Autism & religion: teach goodness --
ch.6: Social functioning --
Insights into autistic social problems --
Learning social rules --
Emotional differences among individuals with autism or Asperger's --
Healthy self-esteem --
Four cornerstones of social awareness --
ch. 7: Medications and biomedical therapy --
Alternative versus conventional medicine --
Evaluating treatments --
Medication usages: risk versus benefit decisions --
ch.8: Cognition and brain research --
Lose the social skills, gain savant skills? --
People on the spectrum focus on details --
The extreme male theory of autism --
Detect babies at risk for developing autism with head measurements --
Thinking in details --
A look inside the visual-thinking brain --
Brain cortex structure similar in brilliant scientists and autism --
ch.9: Adult issues and employment --
Employment advice: tips on getting and holding a job --
Happy people on the autism spectrum: having satisfying jobs or hobbies --
Inside or outside? The autism/Asperger's culture --
Going to college: tips for people with autism & Asperger's --
Can my adolescent drive a car? --
'Wall street journal' social stories --
Innovative thinking paves the way for AS career success --
The link between autism genetics and genius.
Other Titles: Personal look at autism and Asperger's
Responsibility: Temple Grandin.
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Deals with the real issues of autism, the ones parents, teachers, and individuals on the spectrum face every day. This book investigates such topics as: How and Why People with Autism Think  Read more...

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