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Dr. Temple Grandin, Presented by the Rockville Science Center
September 7 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dr. Temple Grandin, America’s leading expert and educator in autism and animal psychology, will speak live at The Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda. Dr. Grandin will share her insights on these subjects while also addressing humane management and handling of animals as they interact with humans. She will elaborate on her concept of sensory-based thinking, which has created widespread interest among parents of children on the autism spectrum, research scientists, and physicians.Temple Grandin is internationally famous for her discoveries about cognition in the form of pictures and its application to autism in humans as well as to the study of animal behavior.
Time Magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2010.Dr. Grandin has published numerous best-selling books, including Thinking in Pictures, Animals in Translation, Animals Make Us Human, The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum, and Emergence: Labeled Autistic. She holds a B.A. in Psychology from Franklin Pierce College, an M.S. in Animal Science from Arizona State University, and a Ph.D. in Animal Science from the University of Illinois. She is currently Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. Livestock handling systems invented by Dr. Grandin can be found worldwide. To learn more about the Rockville Science Center, please visit http://rockvillesciencecenter.org. For event sponsorship opportunities, please contact Michelle Schwalbe at (310) 569-3128 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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