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A Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Upside Down Dog on book coverReviewed by Tom Han, Teen Advisory Council

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by U.K author Mark Haddon is no ordinary young adult novel. It follows an autistic 15 year old boy named Christopher and his first person perspective of the world and his surroundings. The book offers a refreshing take on the young adult genre with its unique point of view of real, human conflicts while being funny and touching at the same time.

Can We All Get Along?

Join us for the 2017 series Psychology – the Science of Being Human. This year we are presenting three talks under the overall title Can We All Get Along. For the first three Thursdays of April faculty of Western’s Psychology Department will help to answer this question.

Another wonderful read from Genova

Love anthony - Book Cover Image I've been regularly putting out Lisa Genova's last book, Left Neglected, as one of my staff picks.

Challenging the Myths of Autism - meet the author

Join us on Thursday, September 15 at 7 pm in the Wolf Performance Hall for the talk of Jonathan Alderson who will present his new book called: Challenging the Myths of Autism.  Provocative

Temple Grandin at the Emmys

The made for TV movie based on the life of Temple Grandin took home top awards at the Emmys Sunday night.   Check out some of her books here: