Temple Grandin: The Value of the Autistic Mind | Keynote at ACSA Every Child Counts Symposium

February 17, 2017

Temple Grandin, Ph.D., is the most accomplished and well-known adult with autism in the world. Dr. Grandin, gives a keynote address at the ACSA "Every Child Counts Symposium" in Feb. 2017. As an expert in humane livestock treatment, a prolific author, the subject of an award-winning movie and a tireless advocate for those who think differently, Grandin uses her platform to explain to educators the importance of valuing each and every child's ability to contribute. Temple Grandin is a professor of animal science at Colorado State University, a world-renowned autism spokesperson, and the subject of an HBO TV movie about her life - which won a Golden Globe Award for actress CLAIRE DANES. Be sure to check out our one-on-one interview with Dr. Grandin as well in the ACSA SPEAKER SERIES Playlist. The Association of California School Administrators is the largest umbrella organization for school leaders in the United States, serving more than 17,000 California educators. ACSA's top priority is advocating for public school students in kindergarten through grade 12, as well as adult learners. Our mission is to be the driving force of education in California and beyond. We serve educational leaders in the pursuit of equity and excellence to meet the diverse needs of all California students. Find out more at www.acsa.org

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