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National Autism Awareness Month: 9 Poignant Books (PHOTOS)

First Posted: 04/17/11 02:11 PM ET   Updated: 06/17/11 06:12 AM ET

It's a world that has fascinated so many: the closed universe of the autistic person. Are they thinking? What are they seeing? How are they experiencing things? It's a mystery that is slowly being revealed in books by those who have broken through the wall of silence to speak and the caretakers who have been able to speak for them. For Autism

"Thinking In Pictures: and Other Reports from My Life with Autism" by Temple Grandin
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Temple Grandin, professor and doctor of animal science, relates what it's like to live with high-functioning autism. She is well-known for her work in autism and animal welfare advocacy.
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This Autism Memoir
I've read better memoirs about autism
Great memoir!

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