The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships: Decoding Social Mysteries Through the Unique Perspectives of Autism

The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships: Decoding Social Mysteries Through the Unique Perspectives of Autism

Temple Grandin, Sean Barron


Silver Award Winner within the 2005 ForeWord e-book of the 12 months Awards!
 
Born with autism, either authors now famously stay winning social lives. yet their paths have been very various. Temple's logical brain managed her social habit. She interacted with many adults and different teenagers, experiencing diversified social occasions. common sense educated her determination to obey social ideas and steer clear of disagreeable effects. Sean's feelings managed his social habit. Baffled by way of social principles, remoted and friendless, he made up his personal, and utilized them to others. once they unavoidably broke his ideas, he felt valueless and unloved. either Temple and Sean eventually got here to phrases with the social global and located their locations in it. even if you're a individual with autism, a caregiver within the autism neighborhood, or simply a person attracted to an "outsider" view of society, their robust tales will enthrall and enlighten you.
 
Helpful sections include:
  • Two views on Social Thinking
  • Two Minds: Paths
  • The Ten Unwritten principles of Social Relationships, which include:
    • Rule number 1: principles usually are not Absolute. they're Situation-based and People-based
    • Rule #2: now not every little thing is both very important within the Grand Scheme of Things
    • Rule #3: every body on the earth Makes blunders. It Doesn’t need to wreck Your Day.
    • Rule #4: Honesty is assorted than Diplomacy
    • Rule #5: Being well mannered is acceptable in Any Situation
    • Rule #6: no longer every body who's great to Me is My Friend
    • Rule #7: humans Act otherwise in Public than They Do in Private
    • Rule #8: recognize whilst You’re Turning humans Off
    • Rule #9: “Fitting In” is frequently Tied to taking a look and Sounding such as you healthy In
    • Rule # 10: individuals are answerable for their very own Behaviors

       

     

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