Temple Grandin, PhD
Temple Grandin, PhD, is a professor of animal science at Colorado State University and a pioneer in improving the handling and welfare of farm animals. Honoured in 2010 by Times magazine as one of The 100 Most Influential People in the World” and having overcome severe autism from birth, Dr. Grandin is also a world-renown spokesperson and advocate for the ASD community. She lectures to parents, teachers and health care providers throughout North America on her experiences with autism. Articles and interviews have appeared in the New York Times, People, Time, National Public Radio, 20/20, The View, and the BBC. HBO has premiered a critically-acclaimed movie about Temple’s early life and career with the livestock industry and 2016, Temple was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.