Dr. Temple Grandin: The Hidden Gifts of Visual Thinkers

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Join us for a special event with Dr. Grandin, one of the world’s most accomplished and well-known adults with autism. Dr. Grandin has been at the forefront of research and activism for autism and neurodiversity for decades. Her memoir, Emergence: Labeled Autistic, was published in 1986 and she has continued to write about autism and neurodivergence over the decades. Her most recent book is Visual Thinking: The Hidden Gifts of People Who Think in Pictures, Patterns, and Abstractions. Dr. Grandin’s research and understanding of animal behavior spearheaded a reform in the quality of life for agricultural animals worldwide. Register at: https://bit.ly/ILP_TempleGrandin  Please note: You must select The Hayner Public Library District from the How Did You Hear About This Event? drop-down menu when registering for this event. Libraries are listed alphabetically by our full formal names (The Hayner Public Library District). This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present (ILP), a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering premier events. ILP is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).  ILP is committed to inclusion and accessibility. To request accommodations, please email illinoislibrariespresent@gmail.com

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