To the Best of Our Knowledge: Autism (Nonfiction) - Jim Fleming

To the Best of Our Knowledge: Autism (Nonfiction)


  • Release Date: 2003-04-28
  • Genre: Actualit├ęs


Most of us think in words, but not Temple Grandin. She thinks in pictures. Grandin is autistic, and visual thinking is common among people with autism. In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge, Temple Grandin talks about how thinking in pictures has helped her help animals. Also, Mark Haddon talks about his novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time written in the voice of a 15-year-old autistic savant named Christopher. (Broadcast Date: August 25, 2004)