Temple Grandin, Ph.D., a professor of animal science at Colorado State University, has been an outspoken advocate for people with autism and neurodiversity. In 2010, Grandin was named in the “Heroes” category of Time 100, an annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. She also was the subject of the Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning biographical film that year, named Temple Grandin.
Grandin became an expert in the field of livestock behavior and facilities design. Her innovations transformed practices for the humane handling of livestock in slaughterhouses. She has received honorary degrees from many universities.
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