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

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* Gold Medal Winner in the Psychology / Mental Health Category of the 2011 IPPY Awards * * Silver Medal Winner in the 2010 BOTYA Awards Psychology Category * 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 remarkable condition, and ...

Islands of Genius: The Bountiful Mind of the Autistic, Acquired, and Sudden Savant 2011, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, London

ISBN-13: 9781849058735

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