Little Rainman by R. Wayne Gilpin


Little Rainman by R. Wayne Gilpin

Recommended by world-renowned author and speaker Dr. Temple Grandin, this children's book paints a picture of what life is like for children with autism. Unique illustrations accompany a child's voice as he explains the different ways he thinks, sees, hears, and feels. This book is great for reading to children with or without autism to encourage acceptance and understanding. Written by Karen Simmons-Sicoli, mother of a son with autism, this was one of the first books of its kind and it continues to be a classic in the autism community.


These pictures are some of the best illustrations of what autism is. They give the reader a really good picture of how a child with autism thinks. They think with pictures in their head. I use them in my presentation and lectures to demonstrate visual thinking processes. Dr. Temple Grandin, world-renowned author and speaker

About the Author

Karen Simmons is a mother of six, two of whom have special needs. In addition to being a best-selling author, speaker, and conference coordinator, she is also the founder/CEO of Autism Today, an online organization providing information, research, and resources on autism. As the Internet Entrepreneur Award winner of the year, Simmons' website is an asset to the special needs community.

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60 pages


R. Wayne Gilpin
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Publication date

15th January 1996



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