Temple Grandin : how the girl who loved cows embraced autism and changed the world / Sy Montgomery.
Description: 1 sound file (2 hr., 48 min., 10 sec.) : digital.
Publisher: [North Kingstown] : Audio Bookshelf, 2012.
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- ISBN: 0792789431 (electronic audio bk.)
- ISBN: 9780792789437 (electronic audio bk.)
|General Note:||Duration: 02:48:10.
|Participant or Performer:||Read by Meredith Mitchell.|
|Summary:||When Temple Grandin was born, her parents knew that she was different. It wasn't until years later that she was diagnosed with autism, a brain disorder that makes communication difficult. 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--each year, half the cattle in the United States are handled in cruelty-free facilities she has designed. She is also a passionate advocate for autism, using her experience to prove that people with this disorder can have "normal" lives. To achieve this unprecedented success, Temple used a unique ability: she thinks visually, the same way animals do. Because she thinks in pictures, she can see the world as a cow, or a dog, or a pig might see it. And so she knows that animals raised for food deserve good lives and should be treated with respect. Now she gives them their voices.|
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Citation: Montgomery, Sy. "Temple Grandin : how the girl who loved cows embraced autism and changed the world." North Kingstown : Audio Bookshelf, 2012.