"I remember the frustration of not being able to talk. I knew what I wanted to say, but I could not get the words out, so I would just scream."
"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.ʺ
Dr. Temple Grandin, a prominent author and speaker on both autism and animal behavior and a professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University.
She also made TIME magazine's list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2010.
As an educator at Colorado State, she was named as one of the top 10 college professors in the United States in 2020.
Dr. Grandin was diagnosed with autism when she was 3 years old.
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Let’s talk about ADHD
An animation explaining what it’s like to have ADHD