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Free Seminar by Temple Grandin at Northern Illinois University


Wednesday, December 6, 2017    
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


NIU Holmes Student Center
340 Carroll Ave, DeKalb

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Best-selling author and speaker on autism presents “Developing Individuals Who Have Different Kinds of Minds.”

Temple Grandin is a best-selling author and internationally acclaimed speaker on autism. Grandin was one of the first people to publicly share her insights into autism from an insider’s perspective. Grandin also has a successful career consulting on both livestock handling equipment design and animal welfare. She is a professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University and has authored several books on animal behavior and working with animals. Grandin’s success story was told in the 2010 film “Temple Grandin,” an award-winning HBO production starring Claire Danes.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information about this event, or for an interpreter and accommodations, please email or call (815) 753-1484.