The Resource Islands of genius : the bountiful mind of the autistic, acquired, and sudden savant, Darold A. Treffert ; foreword by Daniel Tammet

Islands of genius : the bountiful mind of the autistic, acquired, and sudden savant, Darold A. Treffert ; foreword by Daniel Tammet

Label
Islands of genius : the bountiful mind of the autistic, acquired, and sudden savant
Title
Islands of genius
Title remainder
the bountiful mind of the autistic, acquired, and sudden savant
Statement of responsibility
Darold A. Treffert ; foreword by Daniel Tammet
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Action
committed to retain for EAST
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Treffert, Darold A
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
BF426
LC item number
.T744 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Savants (Savant syndrome)
  • Savant syndrome
  • Autistic Disorder
  • Aptitude
Label
Islands of genius : the bountiful mind of the autistic, acquired, and sudden savant, Darold A. Treffert ; foreword by Daniel Tammet
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-296) and indexes
Contents
Sightseeing on an incredible journey -- The mind of the savant -- What we do know: a rare but remarkable condition -- How do they do it? Some earlier theories from heredity to quantum theory -- How do they do it? more recent findings: the three "R's": rewiring, recruitment, release -- Genetic memory: how do we know things we never learned? -- More medical mysteries: calendars, cantors, foreign accents and hypermnesia -- The world of the savant -- The genius of Earlswood Asylum and Blind Tom: some early savants -- Leslie and May: "two memorable people" / with a contribution by Shirlee Monty -- Alonzo: "God gives the gift" -- George: "It's fantastic I can do that!" -- Kim: "The real Rain Man" -- Ellen: "With a song in her heart" -- Tony: "Against all odds," magna cum laude from Berklee -- Temple: "An emergence extraordinaire" -- Matt: "The key of genius" -- Flo and Kay: an unforgettable "two of a kind" -- Daniel: "Numbers are my friends" -- Stephen: "A rocket of young talent" -- Ping Lian, Gregory, Richard, George, Jonathan and some others: artwork of the prodigious savant -- Significant new dimensions to savant syndrome -- "Accidental genius:" the acquired savant -- "Sudden genius:" an epiphany of talent -- "Normal genius:" dormant skills within us all? -- Accessing the "inner savant" within us all -- The bountiful brain: half a brain (or less) may be enough -- Training the talent: "I've got a son or daughter who..." -- Teaching music to the special needs client: a music therapist's approach / Susan Rancer -- "Training the talent" in art and other skills: an educator's approach / Rosa C. Martinez -- Teaching autistic numerical savants: a specific approach that worked / Peter Lewis -- Our journey has just begun -- New tools and new optimism: the trail ahead for the mind of the savant -- Oval souls on a round planet: the trail ahead for the world of the savant
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xviii, 302 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781849058100
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), ports., facs. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)502423511
  • (OCoLC)502423511
Label
Islands of genius : the bountiful mind of the autistic, acquired, and sudden savant, Darold A. Treffert ; foreword by Daniel Tammet
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-296) and indexes
Contents
Sightseeing on an incredible journey -- The mind of the savant -- What we do know: a rare but remarkable condition -- How do they do it? Some earlier theories from heredity to quantum theory -- How do they do it? more recent findings: the three "R's": rewiring, recruitment, release -- Genetic memory: how do we know things we never learned? -- More medical mysteries: calendars, cantors, foreign accents and hypermnesia -- The world of the savant -- The genius of Earlswood Asylum and Blind Tom: some early savants -- Leslie and May: "two memorable people" / with a contribution by Shirlee Monty -- Alonzo: "God gives the gift" -- George: "It's fantastic I can do that!" -- Kim: "The real Rain Man" -- Ellen: "With a song in her heart" -- Tony: "Against all odds," magna cum laude from Berklee -- Temple: "An emergence extraordinaire" -- Matt: "The key of genius" -- Flo and Kay: an unforgettable "two of a kind" -- Daniel: "Numbers are my friends" -- Stephen: "A rocket of young talent" -- Ping Lian, Gregory, Richard, George, Jonathan and some others: artwork of the prodigious savant -- Significant new dimensions to savant syndrome -- "Accidental genius:" the acquired savant -- "Sudden genius:" an epiphany of talent -- "Normal genius:" dormant skills within us all? -- Accessing the "inner savant" within us all -- The bountiful brain: half a brain (or less) may be enough -- Training the talent: "I've got a son or daughter who..." -- Teaching music to the special needs client: a music therapist's approach / Susan Rancer -- "Training the talent" in art and other skills: an educator's approach / Rosa C. Martinez -- Teaching autistic numerical savants: a specific approach that worked / Peter Lewis -- Our journey has just begun -- New tools and new optimism: the trail ahead for the mind of the savant -- Oval souls on a round planet: the trail ahead for the world of the savant
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xviii, 302 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781849058100
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), ports., facs. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)502423511
  • (OCoLC)502423511

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