Temple Grandin Writing Styles in Emergence: Labeled Autistic

Temple Grandin
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Perspective

This is one of the most straightforward of all books as it speaks directly from the author's perspective. Who better than a recovered autistic can speak from inside the mind? It is particularly interesting to see how Temple Grandin grows from being ruled by her fixations, obsessions and strange peculiarities of her condition, to become an adult who feels strong reactions but then backs up and considers what they mean, where they come from, and how to handle them.

Margaret M. Scariano ghostwrites this book, and it is possible to see the ghostwriter's hand in the lively conversations and descriptions, especially since Temple's point of view is often emotionally flat. However, it seems clear that Scariano has faithfully rendered Temple's voice and perceptions.

Temple often seems to lose confidence in herself. She cannot seem to trust her powerful instinct toward the Squeeze Machine, especially since therapists, school officials...

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