The autistic brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum

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subject_facetAutism -- Research
Autism spectrum disorders
Autistic people -- Mental health
Psychology, Pathological
title_displayThe autistic brain : thinking across the spectrum
title_fullThe Autistic Brain Thinking Across the Spectrum
The autistic brain : thinking across the spectrum / Temple Grandin and Richard Panek
title_shortThe autistic brain
title_subThinking Across the Spectrum
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Autism spectrum disorders
Autistic people
Mental health
Nonfiction
Psychology, Pathological
Research
Science