Thinking in Pictures
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©1995. By Temple Grandin, Ph.D. This is the author's second book. In these pages, she tells the remarkable story of what it is like to live with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and to be one of the rare few who have broken through many of the neurological impairments associated with the disorder. She describes her painful isolation as a child, and her discovery of visual symbols to interpret the behaviors of her typical peers. She also talks about her personal experiences pertaining to diagnosis, sensory problems, emotions, medication, and relationships. A gifted scientist, she discusses in detail her ability to use her visual thinking skills to understand and connect with animals. (Softcover; 222 pages.)
©2007-2008. Autism Society of North Carolina.