For mental health professionals, caregivers and family members who work or live with young people on the spectrum, Temple Grandin likely needs no introduction. As a person living with autism who is also a best-selling author, international presenter and a professor of Animal Science, Dr. Grandin is amongst the first of neurodiversity advocates able to provide the neurotypical world with the invaluable inside narrative of autism.
She is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Animals in Translation and Animals Make Us Human, as well as Thinking in Pictures, Humane Livestock Handling, Improving Animal Welfare, and The Autistic Brain. Dr. Grandin's humane livestock facility designs have been adopted all over the world, and she is a consultant on animal welfare to several segments of the fast food industry. Her work has been featured on NPR, 60 Minutes, and The Today Show and in the New York Times and Time and Discover magazines. The story of her life was made into an Emmy Award-winning HBO movie. Dr. Grandin is a Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University.
In the beloved classic book The Way I See It, Dr. Temple Grandin gets to the REAL issues of autism?the ones parents, teachers, and individuals on the spectrum face every day. In this updated fifth edition, Temple offers helpful dos and don’ts, practical strategies, and try-it-now tips all based on her insider perspective and a great deal of research. Revised and updated chapters include:
- Alternative Vs. Conventional Medicine
- Do Not Get Trapped By Labels
- The Importance of Early Educational Intervention
- Too Much Video Gaming and Screen Time
- Try On Careers
and many more!
Temple has packed a wealth of knowledge into this book, which serves as an excellent reference resource for a multitude of topics related to ASD. Whether you’re searching for something specific or reading cover-to-cover, The Way I See It is required reading for everyone whose life has been touched by autism.