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By Olga Bogdashina

During this clever and incisive e-book, Olga Bogdashina explores previous and new theories of sensory notion and verbal exchange in autism. Drawing on linguistics, philosophy, neuroscience, psychology, anthropology and quantum mechanics, she appears to be like at how the character of the senses tell an individual's view of the realm, and the way language either displays and constructs that view. reading the 'whys' and 'hows' of the senses, and the function of language, Olga Bogdashina demanding situations universal perceptions of what it capacity to be 'normal' and 'abnormal'. In doing so she exhibits that autism can assist to light up our realizing of what it potential to be human, and of the way we improve schools that form our cognition, language, and behavior. within the ultimate bankruptcy, she explores phenomena frequently linked to the mystical - together with premonitions, telepathy and deja vu - and indicates that those can principally be defined in average phrases. This publication will attract a person with a private or specialist curiosity in autism, together with scholars and researchers, scientific practitioners, members at the autism spectrum and their households, lecturers, speech and occupational therapists, and different execs.

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