It was a big day for autism awareness and for Temple Grandin. In case you didn’t hear, Temple Grandin took over the Emmys last night with 14 nominations and 5 wins, including Best Picture! It was also Temple Grandin’s 63rd birthday, so happy birthday Temple…what a great birthday present!
Below is a preview of the HBO movie as well as some links to learn more about her. Congratulations to her and the staff/cast of the movie. Claire Danes does an amazing job! Temple Grandin is an inspiration to so many other people and it’s truly amazing to see her recognized in such a wonderful way.
The Temple Grandin HBO Movie Trailer
About Temple Grandin
Temple Grandin is perhaps one of the most well-known people with autism. She is a Doctor of Animal Science as well as a professor. She was born August 29, 1947 and she didn’t start talking until about 4 years of age. You can lear more about Temple at the following sites:
- Temple’s Website
- Interview with Temple Grandin and her thoughts on the movie.
- HBO’s movie page
Here are some more videos from a documentary about Temple:
The Woman Who Thinks Like a Cow – Part 1
The Woman Who Thinks Like a Cow – Part 2
The Woman Who Thinks Like a Cow – Part 3
The Woman Who Thinks Like a Cow – Part 4
The Woman Who Thinks Like a Cow – Part 5