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Dr. Grandin is a World-Renowned Autism Activist, Best-Selling Author, Animal Welfare and Behavior Expert, and she serves as an inspiration and a role model to hundreds of thousands of autistic individuals, family members, and professionals. During this presentation, she will be answering questions about her personal experience and evidence-based research, challenges she has faced and strategies for success she has learned along the way, how to engage and celebrate minds of all kinds, and so much more!
About the Presenter: Dr. Temple Grandin is one of the most accomplished and well-known adults with autism in the world. She is a world-renowned autism advocate, bestselling author, and distinguished speaker on autism and animal behavior and is considered a philosophical leader of both the animal welfare and autism advocacy movements. Dr. Grandin earned a Bachelor’s degree in human psychology from Franklin Pierce College, a Master’s degree in animal science from Arizona State University, and a doctorate in animal science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is a professor of animal science at Colorado State University, and she lives and farms in Fort Collins, Colorado.