In this unprecedented book, a gifted animal scientist who is also autistic, delivers a report on autism, written from her unique perspective. What ...Show synopsisIn this unprecedented book, a gifted animal scientist who is also autistic, delivers a report on autism, written from her unique perspective. What emerges is the document of an extraordinary human being, one who bridges the gulf between her condition and our own, shedding light on the riddle of our common identity.Hide synopsis
Description:New. Temple Grandin is a gifted animal scientist who has...New. Temple Grandin is a gifted animal scientist who has designed a third of all the livestock-handling facilities in the United States. She also lectures widely on autism, because Temple Grandin, Ph.D., is autistic. She is a woman who thinks, feels, and experiences the world in ways that are different. In Thinking in Pictures Grandin delivers a report from the country of autism. Writing from the dual perspectives of a scientist and an autistic person, she tells us how that country is experienced by its inhabitants and how she managed to breach its boundaries to function in the outside world. What emerges is the document of an extraordinary human being, one who, in lucidly bridging the gulf between her condition and our own, sheds light on the riddle of our common identity. The HBO movie based on her life, "Temple Grandin", aired to great acclaim--with a cast including Claire Danes as Temple Grandin, Julia Ormond, Catherine O'Hara, and David Strathairn. 304 pages. 2010. Automatic UPGRADE to Expedited shipping in the U.S. when you purchase two or more items from Special Needs Project. Thank you for shopping with SNP!
Description:New. BRAND NEW ITEM! 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Tracking...New. BRAND NEW ITEM! 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with Confidence! Millions of items sold! .
Description:New. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Brand New, Perfect Condition. We...New. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Brand New, Perfect Condition. We offer expedited shipping to all US locations. Over 3, 000, 000 happy customers. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 270 p. Contains: Illustrations, black & white. Random House Movie Tie-In Books. Intended for a young adult/teenage audience.
This was a fantastic book to read about a most wonderful and unique person, Temple Grandin. Her remarkable life is written in her words and you really get to know what kind of a person she is. Her knowledge of animals is incredible and her insights into the psychology of people as well as people are very interesting. I would recommend this book to anyone who is interested in what makes people tick and even what makes animals tick.
You will be engaged, not only because you get to know the author, but also because you might also acquire a genuine sense of connection with the fundament experiences of autism through examples. But then, these examples are carefully tied to and associated with the behavior of animals. For animal lovers, educators, and anyone interested in sociology, this book carries true lessons in empathy on so many levels. A wonderful-wonderful work.
I am really enjoying this book. It is one of my mentor texts for my master's thesis. I think anyone who is in the teaching, medical or other helping professions should be required to read it. Parents shold read it. It's well-written and insightful. Interesting and unusual. wish this could be forwarded to Ms. Grandin
Copyright in bibliographic data and cover images is held by Nielsen Book Services Limited, Baker & Taylor, Inc., or by their respective licensors, or by the publishers, or by their respective licensors. For personal use only. All rights reserved. All rights in images of books or other publications are reserved by the original copyright holders.
You're signed up (and we ♥ you). Watch for our Welcome e-mail and your first coupon. Thanks!