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Emergence: Labeled Autistic Chapter Summary & Analysis - Boarding School Summary

Temple Grandin
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Boarding School Summary and Analysis

The new school that Temple will attend is far from home so she will go there as a boarding student. Temple asks multitudinous questions which her mother answers with grace and humor. Fishing, camping and horseback riding are part of the boarding school, and these things fascinate Temple. There are only 32 kids in the school, a good manageable number for an autistic. The director of the school explains at length the program of the school, which combines individuated help for problems, social skills, everyday living skills, and academics. Some students get therapy if needed. Temple has a hard time sitting through the interview, fixating on textures of her sock, which she rubs repeatedly. Mother kisses Temple but doesn't hug her, even though Temple aches for the hug, though stiff and unresponsive. Temple hits a kid for cutting in line, but the teacher in...

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