‘Inspiring people with Autism’ (1): Temple Grandin

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 Autistic Me: A BBC Documentary

BBC4’s Growing Children: Autism

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Autism in the classroom:

Guide to parents of students with ASD on coping with the first day back to school

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First day back to school: Top tips for parents of children with Autism

Practical tips to make your classroom Autism-Friendly

Inspiring People with Autism:

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Satoshi Tajiri (Pokemon creator)

Carly Fleischmann

Inspiring Artists With Autism

More on Savants:

The Psychology of Savants: Memory Masters

The Einstein Effect: Is there a link between having Autism and being a genius?

(The photo above was taken from TIME.com)


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