Inspiring person with Autism: Temple Grandin

Reblogging an absolutely amazing story I came across – about an autistic woman (a professor and animal scientist) who can relate extraordinarily to animals….

Understanding and Embracing Diversity

Dr. Temple Grandin is a person with High-Functioning Autism noted professor and animal scientist, famously known for her invention of the squeeze machine, which helps SOME individuals with Autism to calm down. She also invented cattle -processing facilities that cause the least amount of harm to animals (if any).

Here’s one of many documentaries about Dr. Grandin entitled ‘The Woman Who Thinks Like A Cow’:

For more information on Dr. Temple Grandin, click on the links below:

Temple Grandin’s profile on TED

Dr. Temple Grandin’s official website

 

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