Thinking in Pictures: And Other Reports from My LIfe with Autism (Paperback)
 
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Thinking in Pictures: And Other Reports from My LIfe with Autism (Paperback)

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    Temple Grandin, Ph.D., is a gifted animal scientist who has designed one third of all the livestock-handling facilities in the United States. She also lectures widely on autismóbecause Temple Grandin is autistic, a woman who thinks, feels, and experien......more

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Temple Grandin, Ph.D., is a gifted animal scientist who has designed one third of all the livestock-handling facilities in the United States. She also lectures widely on autismóbecause Temple Grandin is autistic, a woman who thinks, feels, and experiences the world in ways that are incomprehensible to the rest of us.

In this unprecedented book, 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 in Thinking in Pictures is the document of an extraordinary human being, one who, in gracefully and lucidly bridging the gulf between her condition and our own, sheds light on the riddle of our common identity.

Temple Grandin has a Ph.D. in animal science from the University of Illinois, and has designed one third of all the livestock-handling facilities in the United States, and many in other countries. She is currently an associate professor of animal sciences at Colorado State University and a frequent lecturer at autism meetings throughout the country. She lives in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Author:
Grandin, Temple
Genre:
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Autism Spectrum Disorders
Audience:
General/trade
Edition Detail:
Reissue
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
270
Language:
English
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Publish Date:
01/01/2006
Copyright Year:
2006
ISBN:
9780307275653
Height:
8.0 in
Wdth:
5.25 in
Thickness:
0.5 in
Unit weight:
0.6 lb
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