Author, autism advocate, and animal scientist Temple Grandin will talk about her life, career, and body of work on C-SPAN2, this Sunday, November 1, 2009 at 12 Noon, ET.

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.

Ms. Grandin is also the author of several books, including “Thinking In Pictures: My Life with Autism,” “Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior,” “The Way I See It: A Personal Look at Autism and Asperger’s,” “Humane Livestock Handling: Understanding Livestock Behavior and Building Facilities for Healthier Animals,” and “Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals.”

Viewers can participate in the program by e-mailing questions to booktv@c-span.org, tweeting questions to http://www.twitter.com/booktv, or calling in during the program.

Source: CSPAN