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Ways of Knowing 1. Temple Grandhind and Autism Can be mildly autistic or severe Asperger’s syndrome: mild autism. Usually very smart. Autism on the rise or just diagnosis of autism? Sacks view: - Genetic element - Can be acquire to produce autism like symptoms - Nature or nurture coming to certain mental diseases - No single cause of autism 2. Temple Grandhind Autistic patients don’t fit in with other people well ( social situations )
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Unformatted text preview: Connection with animals that she doesn’t have with humans • Thinks in specifics and pictures • Likes being hugged, created a hugging machine 3. Theory of the mind and Autistics • Ability to put yourself in someone else’s shoes requires the ability to realize other people have minds • Autistic children do not separated living and non-living things. • A kind of Solipsism: you are the only minded being in the world...
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