In this innovative book, Dr. Temple Grandin gets down to the REAL issues of autism-- the ones parents, teachers, and individuals on the spectrum face every day. Temple offers helpful do's and don'ts, practical strategies, and try-it-now tips, all based on her "insider" perspective and a great deal of research. Each topic is highly relevant to the daily lives of autistic individuals and caretakers, and solutions are written in a simple, clear manner. These are just some of the specific topics Temple delves into:
How and Why People with Autism Think Differently
Economical Early Intervention Programs that Work
How Sensory Sensitivities Affect Learning
Behaviors Caused by a Disability vs. Just Bad Behaviors
Teaching People with Autism to Live in an Unpredictable World
Alternative Medicine vs. Conventional Medicine
Employment Ideas for Adults with Autism
And many more!
This book also includes an exclusive interview between world-renowned psychologist Dr. Tony Attwood and Temple Grandin!