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- ISBN: 9780547443157 | 0547443153
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 4/3/2012
When Temple Grandin was born, her parents knew that she was different. Years later she was diagnosed with autism.When Temple's doctor wanted her institutionalized, her mother believed in her and so Temple went to school, instead. Today, Dr. Temple Grandin is a brilliant scientist and professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University. Her world-changing career has revolutionized the livestock industry. A passionate advocate for autism, Temple uses her experience to prove that autistic people can have "normal" lives. This compelling biography takes us inside Temple Grandin's extraordinary mind and opens the door to understanding autism.