In Depth with Temple Grandin
Author, autism advocate, and animal scientist Temple Grandin talked about her life, career, and body of work. Topics included autism,… read more
Author, autism advocate, and animal scientist Temple Grandin talked about her life, career, and body of work. Topics included autism, how she thinks in pictures, and her work with animals. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Temple Grandin is an animal science professor at Colorado State University and a consultant and designer of livestock handling facilities. She was diagnosed as autistic in 1950.
A video clip was shown of her talking to people as she signed books at the Tucson Festival of Books on March 14, 2009.
Temple Grandin is the author of over eight books, including Emergence: Labeled Autistic with Margaret Scariano (1986), Thinking in Pictures: And Other Reports from My Life with Autism (1995), Genetics and the Behavior of Domestic Animals (1997), Developing Talents: Careers for Individuals with Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism with Kate Duffy (2004), Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior with Catherine Johnson (2005), The Way I See It: A Personal Look at Autism & Asperger’s (2008), Humane Livestock Handling: Understanding Livestock Behavior and Building Facilities for Healthier Animals with Mark Dessing (2008), Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals (2009).
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