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Emergence: Labeled Autistic Chapter Summary & Analysis - Forgettable Days at Junior High Summary

Temple Grandin
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Forgettable Days at Junior High Summary and Analysis

Temple remembers only fragments of her junior high days, because they were so horrible, and she doesn't like to look at the memories. The teachers are cruel, the students reject her, and the environment is noisy and crowded, all anathema to an autistic. She is enrolled in a private girls' school with class changes in noisy halls, and a new teacher each hour, bad for a child who cannot tolerate change. All the work is abstract and conceptual but Temple needs hands-on learning. She flunks a lot but does well in biology and creative classes like jewelry making. She gets naughty when she is bored. She also gets naughty just to see how her peers react and if she'll be caught. She hides kids' clothes during gym. She ties the blind cords to kids' desks so the...

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