Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships: Decoding Social Mysteries Through the Unique Perspectives of Autism: New Edition with Author Updates

Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships: Decoding Social Mysteries Through the Unique Perspectives of Autism: New Edition with Author Updates Author Temple Grandin Ph.D.
ISBN-10 1941765386
ISBN-13 9781941765388
Year 2017-04-01
Pages 425
Language English
Publisher Future Horizons
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Born with autism both Temple Grandin and Sean Barron now live famously successful social lives However their paths were quite different Temple s logical mind controlled her social behavior She interacted with many adults and other children experiencing varied social situations Logic informed her decision to obey social rules and avoid unpleasant consequences Sean s emotions controlled his social behavior Baffled by social rules isolated and friendless he made up his own and applied them to others When they inevitably broke his rules he felt worthless and unloved Both Temple and Sean ultimately came to terms with the social world and found their places in it Whether you are a person with autism a caregiver in the autism community or just someone interested in an outsider view of society their powerful stories will enthrall and enlighten you