The RSC is honored to host renowned Colorado State University Professor of Animal Science and autism spokesperson Dr. Temple Grandin, who will enlighten us all on how discoveries learned through animal research can be translated into understanding the human mind.
Dr. Grandin is well known as a successful autistic individual who has written extensively on the subject of autism. She has capitalized on her ability to see in pictures to understand the sensory perceptions of different species and address their needs. She has appeared on 20/20, 48 Hours, CNN Larry King Live, PrimeTime Live, 60 Minutes as well as featured in People Magazine, New York Times, Forbes, U.S. News and World Report and Discovery Magazine among many others. In 2010, Time Magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world. At this presentation, Dr. Grandin will elaborate on her concept of sensory-based thinking that enables her to consult worldwide for groups as diverse as research scientists, slaughterhouses, pet trainers, and youngsters on the autism spectrum.
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