Austin Community College hosted renowned autism awareness and animal welfare expert Dr. Temple Grandin, Thursday, Nov. 1, at the LBJ Auditorium in Austin. Watch her complete presentation below.
You can also view video and photos from the event using the following links:
- A Special Afternoon with Dr. Temple Grandin – Full Presentation
- Backstage interviews with Temple Grandin and more
- Photos from the event
Diagnosed with autism at age 3, Grandin is renowned both for her contributions to autism awareness and to the animal science field. Her innovative designs of equipment intended to reduce stress on animals have been adopted by livestock handling facilities throughout the country.
She has authored several books, including “The Way I See It: A Personal Look at Autism and Asperger’s,” “Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships,” andÂ “Animals Make Us Human.”Â She is professor of animal sciences at Colorado State University.
Grandin’s personal story has appeared on “60 Minutes,” “20/20,” “Larry King Live,” “Today,” and National Public Radio. In 2010, Time magazine named Grandin one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in the World.Back to Top