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Emergence

Labeled Autistic : A True Story
Grandin, Temple (Book - 2005)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Emergence
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A true story that is both uniquely moving and exceptionally inspiring, Emergence is the first-hand account of a courageous autistic woman who beat the odds and cured herself. As a child, Temple Grandin was forced to leave her "normal" school and enroll in a school for autistic children. This searingly honest account captures the isolation and fears suffered by autistics and their families and the quiet strength of one woman who insisted on a miracle.
Authors: Grandin, Temple
Title: Emergence
labeled autistic : a true story
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2005
Edition: Updated ed
Characteristics: 188 p. :,ill. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Temple Grandin and Margaret M. Scariano
Notes: Contains updated chapter and references; originally published 1996
"With a new introduction by the author"--Cover
Additional Contributors: Scariano, Margaret
ISBN: 0446671827
9780446671828
Branch Call Number: 616.85882 G753e 2005
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references
Subject Headings: Autistic children Rehabilitation Autistic people United States Biography Grandin, Temple Health
Topical Term: Autistic children
Autistic people
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Temple Grandin, living with autism, is perhaps unique in her ability to describe how her mind works. Not only that, but she is well know for how she's turned her way of thinkingito personal advantage.


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I thought she came from a financially rich family with 2 au pares, and was educated in a private boarding school.

Sep 19, 2011
  • isaacsanna rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

This book is really emotionally moving. Her bravery and insight is so awe inspiring.

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