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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What kind of sweets does the psychiatrist have?
2. What does a boy tell Temple she does not have?
3. What does Temple try to do with the hat?
4. What does Temple say her teacher's face is like?
5. What does Temple say she would not allow her mother to do when she was six-months-old?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does autism affect Temple's speech?
2. What does Temple's mother say about Temple in her letter to a psychologist?
3. How does Rimland control Temple's behavior?
4. What reason does Temple give for writing this book?
5. What impresses Rimland about Temple?
6. What does Bernard Rimland note about Temple's autism in the foreword?
7. Why does Temple think she excels at creative subjects?
8. Why does Carlock think Temple is unique?
9. What does Temple say in her talks with the psychiatrist?
10. Who is William Carlock?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine autism as described in the book.
1) How does an autistic think compared to a more normal person?
2) How can an autistic learn differently?
3) Define a stable state of mind.
Essay Topic 2
How much do you think Temple changed positive representations of autism? What positive impact have Temple's ideas had on society? Do you think Temple's ideas have had any negative impacts?
Essay Topic 3
Using examples from the book, discuss the reasons why autism is connected with creativity and original thought.
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