Different-- Not Less

Different-- Not Less

Inspiring Stories of Achievement and Successful Employment From Adults With Autism, Asperger's, and ADHD

Book - 2012
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This book is a compilation of success stories from adults with autism and Asperger's Syndrome. Each shares what helped them during their childhood and young lives that made them the independent adults they are today. One of the most important missions Temple Grandin has is making sure people with autism and Asperger's make something of their lives. As Temple says quite bluntly, being on Social Security is NOT a job choice. These unique individuals often have great potential in parts of their minds that neurotypicals never even start to tap. This needs to be shared with the world. However, in order to share their hidden genius, they have to overcome many social obstacles. The point of this groundbreaking work is - it is possible, and it is WORTH it. Let these crusaders, handpicked by Temple herself, show how it can be done. Let this work by Dr. Temple Grandin inspire you to your true potential. You will soon see why it means so much to her.
Publisher: Arlington, Tex. : Future Horizons, c2012.
ISBN: 9781935274605
1935274600
Branch Call Number: 616. 85882 DIF
Characteristics: viii, 407 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Grandin, Temple

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JM826 Dec 26, 2014

this would be good for people who thing these diagnosis are an excuse to play the victim card or decide that well I'll amount to nothing... you still have to work hard, get educated and find what works for you, just like everyone else, we just have to go about it a little differently than NTs do.

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