Speaker: Dr. Temple Grandin- Professor of Animal Science and Livestock Facilities Design at Colorado State University
September 14, 2011 at 7:00 pm. Rudder Auditorium, Texas A&M University
As one of the world’s most influential experts in livestock behavior and handling, Dr. Temple Grandin is living proof that great minds don’t always think alike. Diagnosed as autistic, she has made profound achievements in her field, while revolutionizing the perception of autism. She believes all minds of the autism spectrum are detail-oriented, but the way they specialize varies, from visual thinking like hers to specialized thinking in music and math or verbal logic. She will speak about how these three ways of thinking come into play and how to build on their strengths.