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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
Temple Grandin, Ph.D., is a gifted animal scientist who has designed one third of all the livestock-handling facilities in the United States. She also lectures widely on autism?because Temple Grandin is autistic, a woman who thinks, feels, and experiences the world in ways that are incomprehensible to the rest of us. In this unprecedented book, Grandin... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 22.95
This book looks at how therapies involving animals can be used to help individuals with autism to develop skills and improve quality of life. Pavlides relates the success stories of different animal-assisted interventions. She emphasizes the importance of tailoring interventions to the specific needs of the individual and monitoring progress. more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 15.95
From the award-winning author of Autism Spectrum Disorders , comes Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum , a complete guide to the cognitive, emotional, social, and physical needs of preteens and teenagers with autistic disorders, ranging from the relatively mild Asperger's Syndrome to more severe ability impairment. Using clear examples, practical... more...
- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 5.00
For the first time ever renowned economist and coauthor of one of the world?s most influential economic blogs, Tyler Cowen, sits down with best-selling author and autism advocate Temple Grandin for a lively in-depth exploration of the value of autism in the modern world. Just as he does in his book Create Your Own Economy , Cowen argues that... more...
- Scribner 2009; US$ 30.00
Temple Grandin's Animals in Translation speaks in the clear voice of a woman who emerged from the other side of autism, bringing with her an extraordinary message about how animals think and feel. Temple's professional training as an animal scientist and her history as a person with autism have given her a perspective like that of no other expert... more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 2013;
If you are raising poultry for meat and lack easy access to a humane, local slaughterhouse, this guide shows you how to put together a slaughter and processing unit that will accommodate any type of poultry and can be moved from farm to farm. These units can be funded, built, and used by a community of small farmers, or you can develop one by yourself... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 99.95
Behavior is shaped by genetics and experience--nature and nurture. This book synthesizes research from behavioral genetics and animal and veterinary science, bridging the gap between these fields. The objective is to show that principles of behavioral genetics have practical applications to agricultural and companion animals. The continuing domestication... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 19.99
Autism affects more than 1 million children and adults in the United States, and parents may be confused by the behavior of autistic children. This book provides help-and hope-by explaining the differences between various types of autism and delivering the lowdown on behavioral, educational, medical, other interventions. Featuring inspiring autism... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 24.95
This book exposes the unexplored problem of people with ASDs using alcohol as a coping mechanism to deal with everyday life. The authors provide an overview of ASDs and of alcohol abuse, and explore current knowledge. Tinsley explores his own personal history as someone with an ASD who has experienced and beaten alcohol addiction. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 24.95
The future of our society depends on our gifted children—the population in which we’ll find our next Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein, or Virginia Woolf. Yet the gifts and talents of some of our most brilliant kids may never be recognized because these children fall into a group known as twice exceptional, or “2e.” Twice... more...