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Brilliant Minds DO NOT Think Alike

The power of thinking in pictures

Led by Temple Grandin
Temple Grandin did not speak until she was three-and-a-half years old. Displaying all the signs of autism, she went through countless hours of therapy to learn to speak. Mentored by her high school science teacher and her aunt, she pursued a career as a scientist, becoming a professor of animal science at Colorado State University.

Today, half of the cattle in the U.S. are handled in humane facilities she designed. The author of books such as The Way I See It and The Autistic Brain, she demonstrates the power of “thinking in pictures” and the importance of embracing all kinds of minds.

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