Temple Grandin, who suffers from autism, is maybe the most well-known person in the world to have the disorder, which affects 1 in 88 children. Since her birth in 1947, our understanding of autism has undergone a significant metamorphosis, which has led to greater hope than ever before that we may ultimately identify the origins of autism as well as potential cures for it.
The autistic brain: thinking across the spectrum by Temple Grandin [Download pdf Below]
Grandin explains the developments in neuroimaging and genetic research that link brain science to behavior. She even shares her own brain scan to highlight which anomalies might explain common symptoms. Grandin does this by weaving her own experience with stunning new discoveries.
Most excitingly, she thinks that raising and educating children on the autism spectrum should center their attention on the positive qualities that have been undervalued for a long time in order to encourage their individual contributions. Through her book “The Autistic Brain,” Temple Grandin injects her singular viewpoint into the center of the autism movement.