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Temple Talks….About Autism and Sensory Issues

The World's Leading Expert on Autism Shares Her Advice and Experiences

Temple Grandin (author)

ISBN: 9781935567424

Publication Date: Oct 2015

Format: Paperback

Here is your pocket guide to Temple Grandin and a great introduction to her thoughts and advice on both autism and sensory issues. In this handy reference book, Temple gives an overview of what it is like to have autism and sensory difficulties, reveals how she overcame her sensory issues, gives useful tips, then answers your questions in an easy to reference Q&A.
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Here is your pocket guide to Temple Grandin and a great introduction to her thoughts and advice on both autism and sensory issues. Temple Grandin is a doctor of animal science, a professor at Colorado State University, a best-selling author, an autism activist, and a consultant on animal behaviour. She also invented the "squeeze machine", a device to calm the sensory systems of those on the autism spectrum. The subject of an award-winning, 2010 biographical film, Temple Grandin, she also was listed in the Time 100 list of the one hundred most influential people in the world in the "Heroes" category. Have you ever wanted to talk to Temple about the sensory issues people with autism, Asperger's, PDD and Sensory Processing Disorder deal with? Here, in this handy reference book, Temple gives an overview of what it is like to have autism and sensory difficulties, reveals how she overcame her sensory issues, gives useful tips, then answers your questions in an easy to reference Q&A.
Pages 132
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Oct 2015
Publisher Sensory World
Subject/s Family & health   Child & developmental psychology   Teaching of autistic students  
  • Introduction
  • Temple Talks
  • The Importance of Stretching and Choices
  • Must-Learn Basic Skills to Function in Society
  • Desensitization to Loud Sounds
  • Use Teachable Moments
  • Consistent Discipline is Essential
  • Teaching Interaction with Others
  • Eccentricity and Good Careers
  • Learning to Control Anger
  • A Rule System I Still Use
  • Dealing with Sensory Issues
  • Auditory Processing Problems
  • Attention-Shifting Slowness
  • Visual Image Fragmentation
  • Visual Reading Problems
  • Problems with Sensory Research
  • Difficult to Screen Out Background Stimulation
  • Environmental Enrichment Sensory Therapy
  • Brain Research Validates Sensory Issues
  • Brain May Be Either More Thinking or More Social
  • My Brain Scans
  • Build and Encourage the Child’s Strength
  • Forming Concepts
  • Gradually Learning My Thinking was Different
  • Worried That the Educational System Will Sideline Smart Kids
  • Different Kinds of Minds
  • Learning to Drive
  • Special Interests I Could Share with Peers Which Were Refuges from Bullying
  • Understanding Abstract Concepts
  • Bottom Up Thinking
  • Is Autistic Learning Simply Scripting?
  • Teaching Number Concepts and Position Words
  • Socialization Through Shared Activities Such as Art, Music, Robotics, or Mechanics
  • The Importance of Categorizing Behavior Problems
  • Environmental Enrichment Therapy
  • Hidden Medical Problems Cause Behavior Problems
  • Deep-Pressure Reduced Anxiety
  • Family History
  • Q&A
  • General Sensory Questions
  • Diagnosis
  • My History and Experiences
  • Life Skills
  • Non-Verbal
  • Education and Learning
  • Squeeze Machine
  • Annotated Important Further Reading
  • Author Biography

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