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NeuroTribes

NeuroTribes Book
Author : Steve Silberman
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2015-08-25
ISBN : 1101639644
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A New York Times bestseller Winner of the 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction A groundbreaking book that upends conventional thinking about autism and suggests a broader model for acceptance, understanding, and full participation in society for people who think differently. What is autism? A lifelong disability, or a naturally occurring form of cognitive difference akin to certain forms of genius? In truth, it is all of these things and more—and the future of our society depends on our understanding it. WIRED reporter Steve Silberman unearths the secret history of autism, long suppressed by the same clinicians who became famous for discovering it, and finds surprising answers to the crucial question of why the number of diagnoses has soared in recent years. Going back to the earliest days of autism research and chronicling the brave and lonely journey of autistic people and their families through the decades, Silberman provides long-sought solutions to the autism puzzle, while mapping out a path for our society toward a more humane world in which people with learning differences and those who love them have access to the resources they need to live happier, healthier, more secure, and more meaningful lives. Along the way, he reveals the untold story of Hans Asperger, the father of Asperger’s syndrome, whose “little professors” were targeted by the darkest social-engineering experiment in human history; exposes the covert campaign by child psychiatrist Leo Kanner to suppress knowledge of the autism spectrum for fifty years; and casts light on the growing movement of "neurodiversity" activists seeking respect, support, technological innovation, accommodations in the workplace and in education, and the right to self-determination for those with cognitive differences.

Exam Prep for Neurotribes

Exam Prep for  Neurotribes Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2021-05-11
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Neurotribes

Neurotribes Book
Author : Carmen Chittick
Publisher : Independently Published
Release : 2021-04-17
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Autism brings behavioral and social challenges to the lives of the person affected by the disorder. After being diagnosed with autism, usually, at three to five years old, you will invest years of your life teaching your child about effective communication, social interaction, and dealing with problem behaviors. Unfortunately, you also need to teach your teenage son with ASD about coping with a wide range of emotions, especially intense ones such as depression, loneliness, anxiety, and anger. Parents Will Learn From This Book: - How to set boundaries and keep your child on a routine - How to help your son adapt to change - How to help your teen deal with loneliness, depression, anger and anxiety - How to encourage them to interact with their peers and make friends - How to help him with peer pressure and bullying - How to prepare your son for the physical changes during puberty - How to nurture his special gifts and talents

NeuroTribes

NeuroTribes Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2017
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Summary Study Guide NeuroTribes

Summary   Study Guide   NeuroTribes Book
Author : Lee Tang
Publisher : LMT Press
Release : 2017-03-04
ISBN : 1544196377
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Comprehensive View of Autism Past and Present This book is a summary of "NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity" by Steve Silberman. In NeuroTribes, the award-winning science journalist Steve Silberman changes the societal conversation about autism with a groundbreaking and comprehensive history of this much-talked-about but a little-understood condition. The book reveals the perfect storm that led to the sudden increase in diagnosis beginning in the 1990s. It describes how parents were bombarded with conflicting and misleading information on the causes and potential cures of the disease. It also describes how to embrace the concept of neurodiversity to build a better world for autistic people rather than searching for potential causes and risk factors. Read this book and learn more about autism from multiple perspectives—parents, scientists, activists, and the autistic people themselves. This guide includes: * Book Summary—helps you understand the key concepts. * Online Videos—covers the concepts in more depth. Value-added from this guide: * Save time * Understand key concepts * Expand your knowledge

Response to Neurotribes

Response to Neurotribes Book
Author : Travis Edward Breeding
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release : 2017-10-11
ISBN : 9781978220683
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In a response to the book Neurotribes and the idea of neurodiversity Travis talks about the dangers of the neurodiversity movement and advocates for more advocacy movements for people with autism who would like a cure for autism. Autism looks different for everyone so each person wants something different and there is a great need to meet the needs of all autistic people to ensure their happiness. Autism is such a wide spectrum that Travis speaks of a need to have more diagnosis than just autism and asperger syndrome because there are so many different functioning levels to it. The more diagnosis that we end up having the better we will be able to provide help to those in need because we have a greater understanding of what each type of person is looking for. This book is all about how to advocate for all people and include all people with autism and not just a specific group of people.

Summary Study Guide Anthology Books 1 4

Summary   Study Guide Anthology  Books 1 4  Book
Author : Lee Tang
Publisher : LMT Press
Release : 2021-05-11
ISBN : 1070186953
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Four books at one low price! This collection contains: Summary & Study Guide - Brain Maker The must-read summary of “Brain Maker: The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain—for Life," by Dr. David Perlmutter. This edition includes the diet cheat sheet. Summary & Study Guide - The Gene The must-read summary of “The Gene: An Intimate History,” by Siddhartha Mukherjee. Summary & Study Guide - The Emperor of All Maladies The must-read summary of "The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer" by Siddhartha Mukherjee. Summary & Study Guide - NeuroTribes The must-read summary of "NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity" by Steve Silberman.

The Autism Job Club

The Autism Job Club Book
Author : Michael Bernick,Richard Holden
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2018-02-06
ISBN : 1510728309
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Autism Job Club is a groundbreaking book for bringing adults with autism and other neuro-diverse conditions into the work world. This second edition of The Autism Job Club includes a new Foreword by Steve Silberman, author of the best-selling NeuroTribes, along with an Afterword by the authors. The Afterword covers the many employment initiatives for adults on the autism spectrum launched just in the three years since the book was originally published. The book has its basis in the autism job club that the authors have been part of in the San Francisco Bay Area, the job-creation and job-placement efforts the club has undertaken, and similar efforts throughout the United States. The authors review the high unemployment rates among adults with autism and other neuro- diverse conditions more than two decades after the ADA. Bernick and Holden also outline and explain six strategies that, taken together, will reshape employment for adults with autism: the art of the autism job coach; the autism advantage in technology employment; autism employment and the internet economy; autism employment and the practical/craft economy; autism and extra-governmental job networks; autism and public service employment. The Autism Job Club is a vital resource for adults with autism, their families, and advocates who are committed to neuro-diverse employment, not unemployment. But it also speaks to a far broader audience interested in how to carve out a place for themselves or others in an increasingly competitive job world.

A Cure for Darkness

A Cure for Darkness Book
Author : Alex Riley
Publisher : Random House
Release : 2021-04-13
ISBN : 1473558913
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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'Boldly ambitious, deeply affecting, and magisterial in scope' Steve Silberman, author of Neurotribes 'Expansive and thoughtful, it illuminates the complexity and elusiveness of his subject' New Statesman What is depression? Is it a persistent low mood or a complex range of symptoms? Is it a single diagnosis or a range of mental disorders requiring different treatments? And is there a way of curing such a complex, and diverse, condition? A sufferer of depression himself, science writer Alex Riley has spent years thinking about these issues as he was prescribed antidepressants and underwent cognitive behavioural therapy. Throughout his treatment, he wondered-are antidepressants effective? Do short-term talking therapies actually work? And what is on the horizon for those who don't respond to these first-line treatments? A Cure for Darkness explores all of these questions and more, as the author embarks on a journey to illuminate one of the world's most prevalent disorders. Weaving personal and family history, the book tracks treatments through centuries of science, from the 'talking cure' to electroconvulsive therapy to magic mushrooms. Reporting on the field of global mental health from its colonial past to the present day, Riley discovers new and exciting therapies, including how a group of grandmothers stands on the frontline of a mental health revolution. A gripping narrative journey, A Cure for Darkness delves deep into the science of mental health and finds hope at the new frontiers of treatment.

The Real Experts

The Real Experts Book
Author : Michelle Sutton
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2015
ISBN : 9780986183560
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Listening to the insights and experiences shared by autistic bloggers has helped Michelle Sutton to help her two autistic children to thrive. Now, Michelle has collected writings from a dozen autistic authors. The result is an extraordinary resource for families with autistic children, and also for educators, therapists, and other professionals.

Hello Stranger

Hello  Stranger Book
Author : Barbara Moran
Publisher : Kicam Projects
Release : 2019-03-19
ISBN : 9780999742259
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Hello, Stranger is the story of a misunderstood life with autism that serves as a call for compassion. Barbara Moran describes the loneliness of being abandoned and judged while also expressing her yearning simply to be loved and to give love.

HELP JOSELITO A Health and Therapy Project for a Mexican Autistic Child

HELP JOSELITO  A Health and Therapy Project for a Mexican Autistic Child Book
Author : Jean Weinfeld
Publisher : GRIN Verlag
Release : 2017-02-23
ISBN : 3668402256
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Anthology from the year 2017 in the subject Pedagogy - Orthopaedagogy and Special Education, , language: English, abstract: The present work introduces a project named “Help Joselito!”. The project “Help Joselito!” aims to help a Mexican autistic child and his very modest family to pursue the innovative therapy plan that has been tailored especially for him and which has given excellent results so far. This therapy plan takes place in Mexico. The child's name is Joselito. Moreover this work presents an alternative therapy model that can be implemented with other persons having an Autistic Spectrum Disorder and developed for persons with different Pervasive Development Disorders (according to the current terminology). The present work is written in English, Spanish, French and German. The author and developer of this project, Dr. Jean Weinfeld, is a retired Frenchman living in Germany. He is going regularly to Mexico in order to practice and supervise the therapy plan mentioned above together with local colleague therapists. Dr. Jean Weinfeld has a PhD in Philosophy, is graduated in Law, Political Science and Economy. His main professional field has been cross-cultural education. Dr. Jean Weinfeld already published on the topic of Autism in French, and (at GRIN Publisher) in Spanish.

Divergent Mind

Divergent Mind Book
Author : Jenara Nerenberg
Publisher : HarperCollins
Release : 2020-03-24
ISBN : 0062876813
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A paradigm-shifting study of neurodivergent women—those with ADHD, autism, synesthesia, high sensitivity, and sensory processing disorder—exploring why these traits are overlooked in women and how society benefits from allowing their unique strengths to flourish. As a successful Harvard and Berkeley-educated writer, entrepreneur, and devoted mother, Jenara Nerenberg was shocked to discover that her “symptoms”--only ever labeled as anxiety-- were considered autistic and ADHD. Being a journalist, she dove into the research and uncovered neurodiversity—a framework that moves away from pathologizing “abnormal” versus “normal” brains and instead recognizes the vast diversity of our mental makeups. When it comes to women, sensory processing differences are often overlooked, masked, or mistaken for something else entirely. Between a flawed system that focuses on diagnosing younger, male populations, and the fact that girls are conditioned from a young age to blend in and conform to gender expectations, women often don’t learn about their neurological differences until they are adults, if at all. As a result, potentially millions live with undiagnosed or misdiagnosed neurodivergences, and the misidentification leads to depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, and shame. Meanwhile, we all miss out on the gifts their neurodivergent minds have to offer. Divergent Mind is a long-overdue, much-needed answer for women who have a deep sense that they are “different.” Sharing real stories from women with high sensitivity, ADHD, autism, misophonia, dyslexia, SPD and more, Nerenberg explores how these brain variances present differently in women and dispels widely-held misconceptions (for example, it’s not that autistic people lack sensitivity and empathy, they have an overwhelming excess of it). Nerenberg also offers us a path forward, describing practical changes in how we communicate, how we design our surroundings, and how we can better support divergent minds. When we allow our wide variety of brain makeups to flourish, we create a better tomorrow for us all.

Skeleton Key

Skeleton Key Book
Author : David Shenk,Steve Silberman
Publisher : Crown
Release : 2015-06-23
ISBN : 1101905638
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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NOW AN EBOOK FOR THE FIRST TIME For fifty years and more than two thousand shows, the Grateful Dead have been earning the "deadication" of more than a million fans. Along the way, Deadheads have built an original and authentic American subculture, with vivid jargon and rich love, and its own legends, myths, and spirituality. Skeleton Key: A Dictionary for Deadheads is the first map of what Jerry Garcia calls "the Grateful Dead outback," as seen through the eyes of the faithful, friends, and family, including Bill Walton, Elvis Costello, Tipper Gore, Al Franken, Bob Bralove, Dick Latvala, Blair Jackson, David Gans, Bruce Hornsby, Rob Wasserman, and Robert Hunter. Skeleton Key puts you on the Merry Pranksters' bus behind the real Cowboy Neal, uncovers the origins of Cherry Garcia, follows the dancing bear on its trip from psychedelic artifact to trademarked icon, and unlocks the Dead's own tape vault. Informative reading for the new fan or the most grizzled "tourhead," Skeleton Key shines throughout with Deadheads' own stories, wit, insiders' knowledge, sincere appreciation of the music of the "band beyond description," and the diverse and soulful culture it inspires.

How to Survive a Plague

How to Survive a Plague Book
Author : David France
Publisher : Pan Macmillan
Release : 2016-12-01
ISBN : 1509839410
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction Winner of The Green Carnation Prize for LGBTQ literature Winner of the Lambda Literary Award for LGBT non-fiction Shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize 2017 'This superbly written chronicle will stand as a towering work in its field' Sunday Times 'Inspiring, uplifting and necessary reading' - Steve Silberman author of Neurotribes, Financial Times How to Survive a Plague by David France is the riveting, powerful and profoundly moving story of the AIDS epidemic and the grass-roots movement of activists, many of them facing their own life-or-death struggles, who grabbed the reins of scientific research to help develop the drugs that turned HIV from a mostly fatal infection to a manageable disease. Around the globe, the 15.8 million people taking anti-AIDS drugs today are alive thanks to their efforts. Not since the publication of Randy Shilts's now classic And the Band Played On in 1987 has a book sought to measure the AIDS plague in such brutally human, intimate, and soaring terms. Weaving together the stories of dozens of individuals, this is an insider's account of a pivotal moment in our history and one that changed the way that medical science is practised worldwide.

The Eagle Tree

The Eagle Tree Book
Author : Ned Hayes,Steve Silberman
Publisher : Oly Works Publishing
Release : 2018-07
ISBN : 9780996986502
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A young autistic boy mobilizes his Pacific Northwest community to save an old growth tree.

A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise

A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise Book
Author : Sandy Allen
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2018-01-23
ISBN : 1501134035
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Sandra Allen did not know her uncle Bob very well. As a child, she had been told he was 'crazy,' that he had spent time in mental hospitals while growing up in Berkeley in the '60s and '70s ... Then in 2009 Bob mailed her his autobiography. Typewritten in all caps, a stream of error-riddled sentences over sixty, single-spaced pages, the often incomprehensible manuscript proclaimed to be a 'true story' about being 'labeled a psychotic paranoid schizophrenic,' and arrived with a plea to help him get his story out to the world. In [this book], Allen translates her uncle's autobiography, ... creating a ... coming-of-age story while sticking ... to the facts as he shared them"