A horse's instinctive urge to flee makes it more skittish than a herd animal, whereas a pig's urge to forage means it needs room to explore. Based on her own research, animal scientist Temple Grandin's study discusses animal behaviours and motivations and delivers practical insights into how to interact with dogs, cats, horses, cows, pigs and chickens, wildlife and zoo animals.
This is the winner of 'best non fiction' in the Goodreads choice awards 2013. It's estimated that one in almost a hundred people are diagnosed as being on the autistic spectrum but there is far more hope for them today than ever before thanks to groundbreaking new research. In this fascinating and highly readable book, Temple Grandin offers her own experience as an autistic person alongside remarkable new discoveries about the autistic brain, as well as genetic research.
Based on the writings by its title subject, HBO Film's Temple Grandin starring Golden Globe� winner Claire Danes is an engaging portrait of an autistic young woman who became, through timely mentoring and sheer force of will, one of America's most remarkable success stories. The visually inventive film offers stunning insights into Grandin's world, taking the audience inside her mind with a series of snapshot images that trace her self-perceptions and journey from childhood through young adulthood to the beginning of her career, and beyond.
Parents, teachers, therapists, and anyone who cares about a child or teen on the autism spectrum need this essential roadmap to prepare our youth for being successful adults in today's world. Best-selling author, autism advocate, and animal science professor Dr. Temple Grandin joins psychologist and autism specialist Dr. Debra Moore in spelling out what steps you can take to restore your child's hope and motivation, and what you must avoid.