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Inspiring Words From Temple Grandin, PhD

This quote is by Temple Grandin, PhD, who is one of the most well-known and accomplished adults with autism.

Born in 1947, Dr. Grandin was diagnosed with autism in 1950, at which point her parents were told she should be institutionalize. As a child, she did not speak until she was 3 1/2, communicating her frustration by screaming, peeping and humming. She was fortunate to get early speech therapy. Her teachers also taught her how to wait and take turns when playing board games. She was mainstreamed into a normal kindergarten at age five. Today, Dr. Grandin is a prominent author and speaker on both autism and animal behavior.



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