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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(The photo above was taken from TIME.com)
2 thoughts on “‘Inspiring people with Autism’ (1): Temple Grandin”
Reblogged this on tinkerthinktank and commented:
Reblogging an absolutely amazing story I came across – about an autistic woman (a professor and animal scientist) who can relate extraordinarily to animals….