Temple Grandin


Biggest Accomplishment

Her biggest accomplishment would be her overcoming her autism to create some of the most widely used animal handling inventions in the world.

About Temple

She was born on August 29, 1947 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Why she is an example of perseverance

She is a great example of perseverance because she overcame autism to become an American doctor of animal science, a professor at Colorado State University, a best-selling author, an autistic activist, a consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior, and an enginee


Temple Grandin and Richard Panek (2013) The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum, p. 4

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