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Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior
Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior
by Temple Grandin and Catherine Johnson
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One of the most revealing, readable books about the mind to come along in years. A simply fascinating glimpse into animal behavior — on the farm, at home, and even in the mirror.... (read more)

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The Autistic Brain: Helping Different Kinds of Minds Succeed
The Autistic Brain: Helping Different Kinds of Minds Succeed
by Temple Grandin
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I don't know if people will ever be able to talk to animals the way Doctor Doolittle could, or whether animals will be able to talk back. Maybe science will have something to say about that. But I do know people can learn to "talk" to animals, and to... (read more)

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The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism
The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism
by Naoki Higashida
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER You’ve never read a book like The Reason I Jump. Written by Naoki Higashida, a very smart, very self-aware, and very charming thirteen-year-old boy with autism, it is a one-of-a-kind memoir that demonstrates how an... (read more)

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Thinking in Pictures: And Other Reports from My Life with Autism
Thinking in Pictures: And Other Reports from My Life with Autism
by Temple Grandin
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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 autismbecause Temple Grandin is autistic, a woman who thinks, feels, and experiences... (read more)

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The Autistic Brain: Thinking across the Spectrum
The Autistic Brain: Thinking across the Spectrum
by Temple Grandin and Richard Panek
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A cutting-edge account of the latest science of autism, from the best-selling author and advocate Temple Grandin is a star, a Time Magazine top 100 Hero and an inspiration to millions worldwide. Since she started writing and speaking about autism, the... (read more)

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Be Different: My Adventures with Asperger's and My Advice for Fellow Aspergians, Misfits, Families, and Teachers
Be Different: My Adventures with Asperger's and My Advice for Fellow Aspergians, Misfits, Families, and Teachers
by John Elder Robison
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“I believe those of us with Asperger’s are here for a reason, and we have much to offer. This book will help you bring out those gifts.”   In his bestselling memoir, Look Me in the Eye, John Elder Robison described growing up... (read more)

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Developing Talents
Developing Talents
by Temple Grandin
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This career planning guide is written specifically for high-functioning adolescents and young adults on the autism spectrum, their families, teachers, and counselors. The two authors weave together a unique blend of information and advice based on... (read more)

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Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's
Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's
by John Elder Robison
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andldquo;The right brain has created the right book for right now.andrdquo;andmdash;Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Temple Grandin may be the most famous person with autism, a condition that affects 1 in 88 children. Since her birth in 1947, our understanding of... (read more)

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Born on a Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant
Born on a Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant
by Daniel Tammet
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The remarkable story of an ordinary man who was transformed when a traumatic injury left him with an extraordinary gift No one sees the world as Jason Padgett does. Water pours from the faucet in crystalline patterns, numbers call to mind distinct... (read more)

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Emergence: Labeled Autistic
Emergence: Labeled Autistic
by Temple Grandin
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Temple Grandin was diagnosed with autism at the age of three. An intelligent child with a thirst for knowledge, but unable to properly express herself or control her behaviour, Temple struggled through grade school. Eventually moved from a "normal... (read more)

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The Journal of Best Practices: A Memoir of Marriage, Asperger Syndrome, and One Man's Quest to Be a Better Husband
The Journal of Best Practices: A Memoir of Marriage, Asperger Syndrome, and One Man's Quest to Be a Better Husband
by David Finch
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The warm and hilarious bestselling memoir by a man diagnosed with Asperger syndrome who sets out to save his marriage At some point in nearly every marriage, a wife finds herself asking, What the @#!% is wrong with my husband?! In David Finchs case, this... (read more)

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Let Me Hear Your Voice: A Family's Triumph Over Autism
Let Me Hear Your Voice: A Family's Triumph Over Autism
by Catherine Maurice
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Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's
Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's
by John Elder Robison
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A cutting-edge account of the latest science of autism, from the best-selling author and advocate When Temple Grandin was born in 1947, autism had only just been named. Today it is more prevalent than ever, with one in 88 children diagnosed on the... (read more)

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How to Be a Sister: A Love Story with a Twist of Autism
How to Be a Sister: A Love Story with a Twist of Autism
by Eileen Garvin
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Eileen Garvin's older sister, Margaret, was diagnosed with severe autism at age three. Growing up alongside Margaret wasn't easy: Eileen often found herself in situations that were simultaneously awkward, hilarious, and heartbreaking. For example... (read more)

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Marshfield Dreams: When I Was a Kid
Marshfield Dreams: When I Was a Kid
by Ralph Fletcher
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The colorful boyhood of a popular author comes to life in this personal account   Imagine learning from a nosy classmate that your mother is having yet another baby. To Ralphs classmates, news of one more Fletcher baby is just “scuttlebutt... (read more)

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Thinking in Pictures: And Other Reports from My Life with Autism
Thinking in Pictures: And Other Reports from My Life with Autism
by Temple Grandin
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In 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... (read more)

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Aspergers in Love: Couple Relationships and Family Affairs
Aspergers in Love: Couple Relationships and Family Affairs
by Maxine Aston
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An examination of the fundamental aspects of relationships that are complicated by the disorder of Asperger Syndrome. Illustrated with real-life examples, the work tackles issues such as attraction, trust, communication, intimacy and parenting and... (read more)

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The Natural Medicine Guide to Autism
The Natural Medicine Guide to Autism
by Stephanie Marohn
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Autism is now epidemic in the U.S. The incidence rate averages 1 in 500, but can be as high as 1 in 150 in some areas. In the last 15 years, autism has risen by as much as 1000%. Satisfactory explanations for the meteoric rise in autism have been lacking,... (read more)

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Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew
Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew
by Ellen Notbohm
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Winner of an iParenting Media Award and Honorable Mention in the 2005 ForeWord Book of the Year Awards! Every parent, teacher, social worker, therapist, and physician should have this succinct and informative book in their back pocket. Framed with both... (read more)

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A Picture's Worth: PECS and Other Visual Communication Strategies in Autism (Topics in Autism)
A Picture's Worth: PECS and Other Visual Communication Strategies in Autism (Topics in Autism)
by Andy Bondy
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Examining the value of nonverbal communication strategies for children with autism who do not speak, this title presents the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) developed by authors. PECS allows a child to use pictures to express his needs and... (read more)

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