Temple Grandin | The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum

Recorded May 3, 2013
Direct Download: 20130503-templeg.mp3

Time Magazine Top 100 Hero, Temple Grandin has become a philosophical leader of both the animal welfare and autism advocacy movements. Diagnosed with autism as a child, she studied psychology and earned a Ph.D. in Animal Science. A passionate voice for the humane treatment of animals, her professional and popular writing and research on animal behavior has revolutionized the treatment of farm animals. The HBO movie based on her life, starring Claire Danes, received seven Emmy Awards. Her candid autobiographies, Emergence and Thinking in Pictures, shed light on the autistic mind for scientists studying the disorder and provide “a fascinating look at autism from the inside” (Psychology Today). In The Autistic Brain, Grandin weaves her own experience with remarkable new discoveries in the autism revolution. 

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