Dr. Temple Grandin will be coming to the College of Charleston on Tuesday evening, November 27th at 7:00pm (doors open at 5:30). Dr. Grandin is a professor at Colorado State University and a gifted animal scientist who revolutionized practices for the humane handling of livestock. She is also a person with autism. She is known for both her contributions to animal welfare and her advocacy for individuals with disabilities. She is a best-selling author and her books include, Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships, The Way I See It: A personal look at autism, and Asperger’s and Thinking in Pictures: My life with autism. Her presentation will be held in the Sottile Theater (44 George Street) and is free and open to the public. Come early, as seating is limited!
- Before her visit we will host a free screening of Temple Grandin, the HBO movie about Temple’s life starring Claire Danes. The movie will show in the Robert Scott Small building room 235 at 7:00 pm on November 16th.