Emergence: Labeled Autistic Quotes

Temple Grandin
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"To these people, it seems incomprehensible that the characteristics of autism can be modified and controlled. However, I feel strongly that I am living proof that they can." Page 9.

"For some unknown reason, the many millions of neurons which are growing in the developing brain make some wrong connections. Studies on the brains of deceased dyslexics, a condition that may be related to autism, indicate that neurons may have grown in the wrong directions." Page 10.

"In 1950 I was labeled autistic and groped my way from the far side of darkness." Page 11.

"Our bodies cry out for human contact but when contact is made, we withdraw in pain and confusion." Page 28.

"Obsessive questioning and perservation on one subject has been observed in other cases of youngsters who have recovered fully or partially from autism. Even in bed I had to talk—tell stories to myself out loud. It wasn't...

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