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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 does Temple call the experience of walking through the door?
2. Which of the following does Temple say can help an autistic child learn better?
3. What kind of therapy can help an autistic child receive touch more readily?
4. What does Temple call the machine that calms animals down?
5. What kind of animal does Temple look after in this chapter?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Temple discover about touching in Chapter 12?
2. Why does Temple become fixated on a small wooden door in Chapter 9?
3. Why should people be cautious when introducing autistic children to pets?
4. Why does Temple think she suffers from nerve attacks?
5. What does Temple find out about brain surgery research in Chapter 13?
6. What does Temple's mother say in her letter to her daughter?
7. Describe Temple's relationship with Alfred.
8. How does Temple learn to stop hitting people?
9. Why does Temple fixate on the sliding glass door in Chapter 11?
10. How does Temple use visual images to help her in daily life?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How was autism viewed in the Sixties? How is autism viewed today?
Essay Topic 2
Choose one of the following options and discuss how Temple's illness affected that particular area in her life:
2) Social life
3) Intimate relationships
Essay Topic 3
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.
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