The Legacy of Autism and How to Think Smarter About People Who Think Differently
What are humans capable of when we think differently? Autism is often mistakenly regarded as a mental disability. But, in reality, isn't it simply another way of processing the world around us?
Lift the lid on misunderstandings, misdiagnoses, and misconceptions regarding autistic people and autistic intelligence. Discover a whole spectrum of variation on thought and learning, as well as the tragic history of fighting to be heard. A compelling mix of progress, injustice, and humanity, Neurotribes is more than just a comprehensive explanation of the autistic condition-it's an explosive exposé of the truth about autism.
You will learn:
- Exactly what autism is and how it affects the human mind
- How attitudes to autism have evolved over the past century
- How autistic intelligence is vital to our society.