The Way I See It Collector's Edition: A Personal Look at Autism & Asperger's (3rd Revised edition)
By: Temple Grandin (author), Tony Attwood (foreword_author)Hardback
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The collector's edition of this best-selling book by the author who has changed the definition of autism contains revisions based on the most current research on the autistic brain and therapies. As well as expanding and, in some cases, significantly updating the content, she has included 12 additional chapters in the faux leather, hardback book.Known for her candour, 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 current research. 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.Alternative medicine vs. conventional medicine.This revised and expanded third edition contains many new sections, including:Improving time management and organizational skills.Which school Is best for this child?Teaching turn taking and the ability to wait.Teaching people with autism to live in an unpredictable world.Employment ideas for adults with autism.
Temple Grandin (born 29 August 29 1947) is an American doctor of animal science, a professor at Colorado State University, USA a best-selling author, an autistic activist, a consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior, and an inventor. She created the "hug box", a device to calm those with autism. The subject of an award-winning, 2010 biographical film, Temple Grandin, she also was listed in Time magazine's list of the "100 Most Influential People in the World" in the "Heroes" category.
Chapter One - Diagnosis and Early InterventionDo Not Get Trapped by LabelsEconomical Quality Programs for Young Children with ASDDifferent Types of Thinking in AutismHigher Expectations Yield ResultsTeaching Turn TakingWhat School is Best for My Child with ASD?Chapter Two - Teaching and EducationFinding a Child's Area of StrengthTeaching How to GeneralizeThe Importance of Developing TalentTeaching People with Autism/Asperger'sTeaching Concepts to Children with AutismBottom-Up Thinking and Learning RulesLaying the Foundation for Reading ComprehensionMotivating StudentsGetting Kids Turned On to ReadingManaging Video Game UseService Dogs and AutismThe Importance of ChoicesThe Importance of Practical Problem Solving SkillsLearning to Do Assignments That Other People AppreciateLearning Never StopsChapter Three - Sensory IssuesVisual Processing Problems in AutismAuditory Problems in AutismIncorporating Sensory Integration into Your Autism ProgramThe Effect of Sensory and Perceptual DifficultiesEnvironmental Enrichment Therapy for AutismChapter Four - Understanding Nonverbal AutismA Social Teenager Trapped InsideYou Asked Me!Why Do Kids with Autism Stim?Tito Lives in a World of Sensory ScramblingUnderstanding the Mind of a Nonverbal Person with AutismSolving Behavior Problems in Nonverbal Individuals with AutismWhole-Task Teaching for IndividualsChapter Five - Behavior IssuesDisability versus Just Bad BehaviorsInnovative Methods for Handling Hitting, Biting, and Kicking in Adults with Severe AutismMy Experience with Teasing and BullyingRudeness is InexcusableThe Need to Be PerfectAutism & Religion: Teach GoodnessChapter Six - Social FunctioningInsights into Autistic Social ProblemsLearning Social RulesEmotional Differences Among Individuals with Autism or Asperger'sHealthy Self-EsteemFour Cornerstones of Social AwarenessChapter Seven - Medications and Biomedical IssuesAlternative versus Conventional MedicineHidden Medical Problems Can Cause Behavior ProblemsEvaluating TreatmentsMedication Usage: Risk versus Benefit DecisionsMy Treatment for Ringing in the EarsChapter Eight - Cognition and Brain ResearchLose the Social Skills, Gain Savant Skills? People on the Spectrum Focus on DetailsThe Extreme Male Theory of AutismDetect Babies at Risk for Developing Autism with Head MeasurementsThinking in DetailsA Look Inside the Visual-Thinking BrainBrain Cortex Structure Similar in Brilliant Scientists and AutismThe Role of Genetics and EnvironmentalChapter Nine - Adult Issues and EmploymentImproving Time Management and Organizational SkillsEmployment Advice: Tips for Getting and Holding a JobTeens with ASD Must Learn Both Social and Work Skills to Keep JobsHappy People on the Autism Spectrum Have Satisfying Jobs or HobbiesInside or Outside?Portfolios Can Open Job and College OpportunitiesGoing to College: Tips for People with Autism & Asperger'sFinding Mentors and Appropriate CollegesReasonable AccommodationGet Out and Experience Life!Can My Adolescent Drive a Car?Innovative Thinking Paves the Way for AS Career SuccessThe Link Between Autism Genetics and GeniusMy Sense of Self IdentityAppendix A: Tony & Temple: Face to FaceAppendix B: Foreword for the Second editionAppendix C: Foreword to First Edition
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