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Autism Is the Future

The Evolution of a Different Type of Intelligence
ISBN13: 9781941765890
Author(s): Marlo Payne Thurman
Publisher: Future Horizons, 2019
SKU code: 5490BK
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Pre-order now! Due May 2019.

In Autism Is the Future, author Marlo Thurman reveals how cognitive differences are the constructing pieces in understanding those with autism. Through her findings, she shows how those with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) constantly challenge assumptions about intelligence and measuring intelligence.

Thurman proposes that sensory and cognitive development have evolved together into a very different form of intelligence in those with ASD, and it should be viewed not as a disability but instead as a difference to be celebrated and followed.

Author(s): Marlo Payne Thurman
About the Author(s):

Marlo Payne Thurman began work with children diagnosed with ASD in 1986. Most recently, Marlo completed a landmark study proposing an alternative sensory-cognitive difference theory based on her extensive discussions and interactions with diagnosed adults - this research was the foundation for this book.