04 Jan See World-Renowned Autism Activist Dr. Temple Grandin
World-Renowned Autism Activist, best-selling author, animal welfare and behavior expert Dr. Temple Grandin is coming to Casino Rama on February 6th.
Mary Temple Grandin is an American professor of animal science at Colorado State University, consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior, and autism spokesperson. She is one of the first individuals on the autism spectrum to publicly share insights from her personal experience of autism. She was named in the “Heroes Category” of Time’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, was the subject of a Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning semi-biographical film (Temple Grandin), and featured in countless TV shows, Radio programs and Magazine articles.
3:00pm | The Way I See It: A Personal Look at Autism & Asperger’s $25
Dr. Temple Grandin gets down to the REAL issues of autism, the ones parents, teachers, and individuals on the spectrum face every day. Temple offers helpful do’s and don’ts, practical strategies, and try-it-now tips, all based on her “insider” perspective and a great deal of research.
7:00pm | Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships $25
Dr. Grandin speaks about decoding social mysteries through the unique perspectives of autism. Often those with Autism/Asperger’s suffer socially and professionally because social cues and perceptions hinder their lives. This enlightening and thought-provoking topic educates both those on the spectrum and their caregivers.