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Neurotribes : the legacy of autism and the future of neurodiversity /
Steve Silberman.
imprint
New York : Avery, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2015].
description
534 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
158333467X (hc.), 9781583334676 (hbk), 9781583334676 (hc.)
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Book
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imprint
New York : Avery, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2015].
isbn
158333467X (hc.)
9781583334676 (hbk)
9781583334676 (hc.)
contents note
Introduction: beyond the geek syndrome -- The wizard of Clapham common -- The boy who loves green straws -- What Sister Viktorine knew -- Fascinating peculiarities -- The invention of toxic parenting -- Princes of the air -- Fighting the monster -- Nature's smudged lines -- The Rain Man effect -- Pandora's box -- In autistic space -- Building the Enterprise: designs for a neurodiverse world -- Epilogue: the mayor of Kensington.
abstract
A groundbreaking book that upends conventional thinking about autism and suggests a broader model for acceptance, understanding, and full participation in society for people who think differently.
catalogue key
10258600
 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 481-515) and index.

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