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Emergence: Labeled Autistic Chapter Summary & Analysis - Through the Sliding Glass Door Summary

Temple Grandin
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Through the Sliding Glass Door Summary and Analysis

Here she participates in nitty-gritty cattle operations, putting animals in the chute, doing vaccinations, castrations, and all, without a moment's upset. She gets along fine with the cowboys who don't blink an eye when she lets a calf through by mistake, saying they all do it sometimes. Going to the grocery and walking again through the glass door, she realizes that interpersonal relationships are as easy as walking through that door. When her therapist notices that she's getting along better with her classmates, she restrains herself from using symbolic language to explain it, which autistics often do, to the confusion of others. She thinks about working at a cattle operation but doesn't really do it. She visits "Beefland," where animals are killed for food, and thinks about humane treatment of creatures. She goes home for Christmas and...

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