About the Program
Author, autism advocate, and animal scientist Temple Grandin was our guest for In Depth on November 1, 2009. Ms. Grandin is the author of over eight books, including Thinking In Pictures: My Life with Autism, Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior, and The Way I See It: A Personal Look at Autism and Asperger's. Temple Grandin is an animal science professor at Colorado State University and a consultant and designer of livestock handling facilities. She was diagnosed as autistic in 1950.
Temple Grandin is the author of Emergence: Labeled Autistic with Margaret Scariano (1986), Livestock Handling and Transport (1993), Thinking in Pictures: And Other Reports from My Life with Autism (1995), Genetics and the Behavior of Domestic Animals (1997), Developing Talents: Careers for Individuals with Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism with Kate Duffy (2004), Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior with Catherine Johnson (2005), Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships: Decoding Social Mysteries Through the Unique Perspectives of Autism with Sean Barron (2005), The Way I See It: A Personal Look at Autism & Asperger's (2008), Humane Livestock Handling: Understanding Livestock Behavior and Building Facilities for Healthier Animals with Mark Dessing (2008), Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals (2009).