Neurotribes: the legacy of autism and the future of neurodiversity

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
This New York Times&;bestselling book upends conventional thinking about autism and suggests a broader model for acceptance, understanding, and full participation in society for people who think differently.   What is autism? A lifelong disability, or a naturally occurring form of cognitive difference akin to certain forms of genius? In truth, it is all of these things and more&;and the future of our society depends on our understanding it. Wired reporter Steve Silberman unearths the secret history of autism, long suppressed by the same clinicians who became famous for discovering it, and finds surprising answers to the crucial question of why the number of diagnoses has soared in recent years.  Going back to the earliest days of autism research, Silberman offers a gripping narrative of Leo Kanner and Hans Asperger, the research pioneers who defined the scope of autism in profoundly different ways; he then goes on to explore the game-changing concept of neurodiversity. NeuroTribes considers the idea that neurological differences such as autism, dyslexia, and ADHD are not errors of nature or products of the toxic modern world, but the result of natural variations in the human genome. This groundbreaking book will reshape our understanding of the history, meaning, function, and implications of neurodiversity in our world.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780399185618
9781982488246
9781504615846
9781101639641
9781944195113
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Tagging
Tags:

No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!


Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID1e4e54b4-22e2-47dd-4300-855c3f2b8ac9
Grouping Titleneurotribes the legacy of autism and the future of neurodiversity
Grouping Authorsteve silberman
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2020-10-22 04:51:29AM
Last Indexed2020-10-22 05:06:39AM
Novelist Primary ISBNnone

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value0
accelerated_reader_reading_level0
auth_author2Hughes, William, 1957-
authorSteve Silberman
author2-roleBaker & Taylor Axis 360.
Hughes, William,1957-narrator.
hoopla digital.
author_displaySilberman, Steve
available_at_addisonAddison Public Library
collection_addisonAdults
detailed_location_addison2nd Floor- Adult Books
Axis 360
Online Hoopla Collection
Online OverDrive Collection
display_descriptionA New York Times bestseller
Winner of the 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction
A groundbreaking book that upends conventional thinking about autism and suggests a broader model for acceptance, understanding, and full participation in society for people who think differently.


What is autism? A lifelong disability, or a naturally occurring form of cognitive difference akin to certain forms of genius? In truth, it is all of these things and more—and the future of our society depends on our understanding it. WIRED reporter Steve Silberman unearths the secret history of autism, long suppressed by the same clinicians who became famous for discovering it, and finds surprising answers to the crucial question of why the number of diagnoses has soared in recent years.

Going back to the earliest days of autism research and chronicling the brave and lonely journey of autistic people and their families through the decades, Silberman provides long-sought solutions to the autism puzzle, while mapping out a path for our society toward a more humane world in which people with learning differences and those who love them have access to the resources they need to live happier, healthier, more secure, and more meaningful lives.

Along the way, he reveals the untold story of Hans Asperger, the father of Asperger's syndrome, whose "little professors" were targeted by the darkest social-engineering experiment in human history; exposes the covert campaign by child psychiatrist Leo Kanner to suppress knowledge of the autism spectrum for fifty years; and casts light on the growing movement of "neurodiversity" activists seeking respect, support, technological innovation, accommodations in the workplace and in education, and the right to self-determination for those with cognitive differences.
From the Hardcover edition.
format_addisonBook
eAudiobook
eBook
format_category_addisonAudio Books
Books
eBook
id1e4e54b4-22e2-47dd-4300-855c3f2b8ac9
isbn9780399185618
9781101639641
9781504615846
9781944195113
9781982488246
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
hoopla:MWT11421529Online Hoopla CollectionOnline HooplaeAudiobookAudio Books1falsetruehooplahttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11421529?utm_source=MARCAvailable Online
hoopla:MWT11483212Online Hoopla CollectionOnline HooplaeBookeBook1falsetruehooplahttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11483212Available Online
overdrive:ba7ed3aa-9af6-4b0d-aaff-ab47def53fd4-1Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeAudiobookAudio Books3falsetrueOverDriveOverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive ListenAvailable Online
overdrive:31f88015-6424-4f11-bc57-eaef16dcce68-1Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeBookeBook1falsetrueOverDriveAdobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive ReadAvailable Online
ils:.b18334714.i137252452nd Floor- Adult Books616.85882 SIL1falsefalseCheck ShelfJun 20, 2018anf
axis360:bk0017186740bk0017186740Axis 360Online Axis 360eAudiobookAudio Books1falsetrueAxis 360http://ereadil.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0017186740Available OnlineAxis 360
itype_addisonNonfiction
last_indexed2020-10-22T10:06:39.949Z
lexile_score-1
literary_formNon Fiction
literary_form_fullNon Fiction
local_callnumber_addison616.85882 SIL
owning_library_addisonAddison Public Library
owning_location_addisonAddison Public Library
primary_isbn9780399185618
publishDate2015
2016
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
hoopla:MWT11421529eAudiobookAudio BooksUnabridged.EnglishBlackstone Publishing, 2016.1 online resource (1 audio file (18hr., 46 min.)) : digital.
hoopla:MWT11483212eBookeBookEnglishInstaread, 2015.1 online resource
overdrive:ba7ed3aa-9af6-4b0d-aaff-ab47def53fd4eAudiobookAudio BooksEnglishBlackstone Publishing2015
overdrive:31f88015-6424-4f11-bc57-eaef16dcce68eBookeBookEnglishPenguin Publishing Group2015
ils:.b18334714BookBooksEnglishAvery, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2015][ix], 548 pages ; 24 cm.
axis360:bk0017186740eAudiobookAudio BooksUnabridged.EnglishBlackstone Audio Inc., 2016.1 online resource
recordtypegrouped_work
scoping_details_addison
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
hoopla:MWT11421529Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
hoopla:MWT11483212Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
overdrive:ba7ed3aa-9af6-4b0d-aaff-ab47def53fd4-1Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
overdrive:31f88015-6424-4f11-bc57-eaef16dcce68-1Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:.b18334714.i13725245On ShelfCheck Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 20, 21
axis360:bk0017186740bk0017186740Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
subject_facetAsperger, Hans
Audiobooks
Autism
Autistic people
Downloadable audio books
Electronic books
History
Kanner, Leo, -- 1894-1981
Neurobehavioral disorders
Neuropsychology
Nonfiction
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Autism Spectrum Disorders
Psychology
title_displayNeurotribes : the legacy of autism and the future of neurodiversity
title_fullNeuroTribes : the legacy of autism and the future of neurodiversity / Steve Silberman ; foreword by Oliver Sacks
NeuroTribes The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity
Neurotribes : the legacy of autism and the future of neurodiversity / Steve Silberman
Neurotribes : the legacy of autism and the future of neurodiversity [electronic resource] Silberman, Steve, 1957-
title_shortNeurotribes
title_subthe legacy of autism and the future of neurodiversity
topic_facetAsperger, Hans
Autism
Autistic people
Electronic books
History
Kanner, Leo
Neurobehavioral disorders
Neuropsychology
Nonfiction
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Autism Spectrum Disorders
Psychology
Sociology