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Asperger's and Self-Esteem Insight and Hope Through Famous Role Models

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ISBN-10: 1935274627

ISBN-13: 9781935274629

Edition: N/A

Authors: Norm Ledgin, Temple Grandin

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The author of "Diagnosing Jefferson "introduces twelve more high-achieving role models who have made significant contributions to our world. Roles models include: EinsteinMozartDarwinJeffersonWellesLeventRobesonCurieMendelMozartBartokSaganGouldHartford All exhibited traits common to people with Aspergers Syndrome. Todays young people and adults with AS can also make a difference if they are given support, opportunities, and the freedom to explore their abilities. Many accomplished people have been loners, self-taught, obsessed by an idea, and known for their lack of social skills. How many of them would be diagnosed with Aspergers today? Norm Ledgin makes convincing arguments for an…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Publisher: Future Horizons, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/1/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 204
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638

Temple Grandin was born August 29, 1947 in Boston, Massachusetts. She is a bestselling author, doctor and professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University, and leader of both the animal welfare and autism advocacy movements. Grandin was diagnosed with autism in 1950. She was immediately placed in a structured nursery, had speech therapy, and had a nanny spend hours playing turn-based games with her. At the age of four, she began talking and her progress continued. In 1970, Grandin received her bachelor's degree in psychology from Franklin Pierce College in Rindge, New Hampshire. She received her master's degree in animal science from Arizona State University in 1975, and in 1989,…