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Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior
Temple Grandin, Catherine Johnson
Amazon.com Price: $15.00


Temple Grandin, an animal behavior expert whose specialty is the design of humane slaughter systems, has autism; in her work with animals she has noticed similarities between typical thought patterns and those of autistics. Her, and Catherine Johnson's (author of Shadow Syndromes), descriptions of both attempt to dispel myths and increase understanding.

Developing Talents: Careers for Individuals with Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism
Temple Grandin, Kate Duffy, Tony Attwood
Amazon.com Price: $19.95


A career guide meant for high-functioning adolescents and young adults on the autistic spectrum, along with their families, teachers and counselors. Personal experience and career experience are woven together here to provide organized, practical advice for the high-functioning autistic looking to find a job, rules for maintaining yourself properly in the workplace, and — a major focus of the book — turning your talents and interests into marketable skills, into paid work. There is much more in this excellent and useful book.

Inside Out: What Makes the Person with Social-Cognitive Deficits Tick?
Michelle Garcia Winner
This book is available through Dr. Winner's site http://www.socialthinking.com and from AAPC.


Children and young people with diagnoses such as high-functioning autism, Asperger syndrome, PDD-NOS or non-verbal learning disabilities often have difficulty with "social cognition." This manual offers teaching techniques to help students identify and overcome their weaknesses.

Succeeding with Autism: Hear My Voice
Judith H. Cohen
Amazon.com Price: $13.57

Among a growing literature of first person books about the life experiences of individuals on the Autism spectrum, this account stands out because of the additional perspectives of so many significant people and the comparison of these perspectives on the same events and times. Lynda Geller, Ph.D.
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Thinking About You, Thinking About Me: Philosophy and Strategies for Facilitating the Development of Perspective Taking for Students with Social Cognitive Deficits
Michelle Garcia Winner
This book is available through Dr. Winner's site http://www.socialthinking.com and from AAPC.


Children and young people with diagnoses such as high-functioning autism, Asperger syndrome, PDD-NOS or non-verbal learning disabilities often have difficulty with "social cognition." This manual offers teaching techniques to help students identify and overcome their weaknesses.

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Thorn in My Pocket: Temple Grandin's Mother Tells the Family Story
Eustacia Cutler
Amazon.com Price: $24.95


The mother of one of the most inspiring and vocal members of our community writes about growing up with Temple Grandin.

 

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