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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 write her master's thesis on?
2. What does Temple design in this chapter?
3. What does the P in PACES stand for?
4. What medication does Temple take to treat anxiety?
5. What school researches Temple's nerve attacks?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Temple get over her nerves when she goes home for Christmas?
2. Why is it important to encourage an autistic's interests?
3. Describe the boarding school Temple is enrolled at in Chapter 8.
4. How does Temple feel when she finally walks through the sliding door?
5. How does Temple try and help the animals she works with in Chapter 12?
6. How can fixations be used to help an autistic child?
7. Why does Temple do badly on the oral direction sub-test?
8. How does Temple get on working with the cowboys and the cattle in Chapter 12?
9. Where does Temple find temporary relief from her nerve attacks?
10. How does Temple describe her nerve attacks?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How is Temple's book important in changing people's perceptions of mental illness? How much does it help that she is a well established doctor? What dangers are there in people connecting such illnesses with high achievers?
Essay Topic 2
Using examples from the book, discuss the reasons why autism is connected with creativity and original thought.
Essay Topic 3
How was autism viewed in the Sixties? How is autism viewed today?
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