A Thorn in My Pocket

A Thorn in My Pocket

Temple Grandin's Mother Tells the Family Story

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The story of Temple Grandin and of her father from her mother's point of view, covering from 1947, when Temple was born, to 1962. The triumph of autistic children and their parents over autism.
Publisher: Arlington, Tex. : Future Horizons, c2004.
ISBN: 9781932565164
1932565167
Branch Call Number: 618.9285 CUTLER
Characteristics: xi, 228 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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HoodooUread Jun 29, 2011

I re-read parts in a couple of places: the social-history of the times included in passing was fascinating..I will read some of her daughter's books now. I do hear uninformed people often blaming the generic mothers still!

CSchmidt1 Jun 07, 2011

Eustacia Cutler is the mother of Temple Grandin, the famous expert on animal behavior and autism, and the subject of the HBO film that bears her name. Eustacia is also a wonderful writer and insightful autobiographer and researcher. This is a book worth reading if you seek inspiration to be a parent, an advocate for your children, or a better informed person on the subject of autism spectrum disorders. If you are seeking some additional perspective on Temple Grandin's life and on autism, you will not be disappointed. You will be pleasantly surprised at how much more you will get from reading this book.

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