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About Temple Grandin
Temple Grandin is a renowned American autistic professor, author, animal behavior expert and speaker famed for her brilliant works in advancing the rights of people with autism as well as for promoting the humane treatment of livestock in slaughterhouses and ranches. She is also known for being the inventor of the popular stress-relieving and therapeutic device called the “hug machine” (“hug box”).
She is the oldest of the four children born to Anna Eustacia Purves and Richard Grandin. She never gave birth to any children of her own.
Some of her numerous awards and honors include being named in Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2010 and receiving the Double Helix Medal in 2011.
She was unable to talk until she was about three years old.
She was the subject of the 2010 biopic Temple Grandin, starring actress Claire Danes as her.
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A treatment method or an educational method that will work for one child may not work for another child. The one common denominator for all of the young children is that early intervention does work, and it seems to improve the prognosis.Temple Grandin
Autism is a neurological disorder. It's not caused by bad parenting. It's caused by, you know, abnormal development in the brain. The emotional circuits in the brain are abnormal. And there also are differences in the white matter, which is the brain's computer cables that hook up the different brain departments.Temple Grandin
I cannot emphasize enough the importance of a good teacher.Temple Grandin
I get satisfaction out of seeing stuff that makes real change in the real world. We need a lot more of that and a lot less abstract stuff.Temple Grandin
I had people in my life who didn't give up on me: my mother, my aunt, my science teacher. I had one-on-one speech therapy. I had a nanny who spent all day playing turn-taking games with me.Temple Grandin
I'm a visual thinker, really bad at algebra. There's others that are a pattern thinker. These are the music and math minds. They think in patterns instead of pictures. Then there's another type that's not a visual thinker at all, and they're the ones that memorize all of the sports statistics, all of the weather statistics.Temple Grandin
If you have autism in the family history, you still vaccinate. Delay it a bit, space them out.Temple Grandin
If you start using a medication in a person with autism, you should see an obvious improvement in behavior in a short period of time. If you do not see an obvious improvement, they probably should not be taking the stuff. It is that simple.Temple Grandin
Mild autism can give you a genius like Einstein. If you have severe autism, you could remain nonverbal. You don't want people to be on the severe end of the spectrum. But if you got rid of all the autism genetics, you wouldn't have science or art. All you would have is a bunch of social 'yak yaks.'Temple Grandin
Normal people have an incredible lack of empathy. They have good emotional empathy, but they don't have much empathy for the autistic kid who is screaming at the baseball game because he can't stand the sensory overload. Or the autistic kid having a meltdown in the school cafeteria because there's too much stimulation.Temple Grandin
People are always looking for the single magic bullet that will totally change everything. There is no single magic bullet.Temple Grandin
Research is starting to show that a child should be engaged at least 20 hours a week. I do not think it matters which program you choose as long as it keeps the child actively engaged with the therapist, teacher, or parent for at least 20 hours a week.Temple Grandin
The thing about being autistic is that you gradually get less and less autistic, because you keep learning, you keep learning how to behave. It's like being in a play I'm always in a play.Temple Grandin
Temple Grandin's Popularity
Temple Grandin is a famous American doctor and activist, who was born on August 29, 1947. As a person born on this date, Temple Grandin is listed in our database as the 23rd most popular celebrity for the day (August 29) and the 49th most popular for the year (1947).
People born on August 29 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Temple Grandin is the 731st most popular Virgo.
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