Islands of Genius - the Bountiful Mind of the Autistic, Acquired, and Sudden Savant

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Islands of Genius - the Bountiful Mind of the Autistic, Acquired, and Sudden Savant - Treffert, Darold A., and Tammet, Daniel (Foreword by)

Savant syndrome is a rare condition in which individuals with developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders, have one or more areas of expertise, ability, or brilliance - "islands of genius" - that exist in contrast with their overall limitations. In this fascinating book, Dr. Darold Treffert looks at what we know about this ... Read More