TEMPLE GRANDIN is based upon the books “Emergence,” by Temple Grandin and Margaret Scariano, and “Thinking in Pictures” by Temple Grandin.
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Undaunted by educational, social and professional roadblocks, Grandin turned her unique talent into a behavioral tool that revolutionized the cattle industry and laid the groundwork for her successful career as an author, lecturer and pioneering advocate for autism and autism spectrum disorder education.
This visually inventive film offers a stunning insight into
Director Mick Jackson points out the challenge of bringing Grandin’s vision to the world, saying, “Before Temple, nobody had said, ‘This is how it feels. This is what day to day, moment to moment, second to second, an autistic person goes through.’ And yet through her writings and lectures
A full synopsis of the film is available online.
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