The writing doesn't flow easily, but it is written simply. Temple Grandin does a very good job of describing how the intake of information and the shaThe writing doesn't flow easily, but it is written simply. Temple Grandin does a very good job of describing how the intake of information and the sharing of it is different for people with autism. Anyone who knows someone with autism or is dealing with it should consider this book. It's a good basic introduction to some related issues. She's an admirable woman, and I liked how forthright and persistent she is despite some of the obstacles she faced. She grappled with a lot of ignorance and sexism as well as trying to understand her autism during the 40s through the 70s. I appreciated how informative the book was, and I also dug her personal story. I wouldn't recommend reading it though unless you're intrigued by Grandin, autism, or how different thinking processes can affect a person's vocation/existence.
While reading the book, I was remembering an outsider art exhibit I saw at MOMA. I was also comparing thought process to hers, and I found it compelling about the inability to store or remember information via language. ...more