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Parenting Great Kids Podcast - Episode 193

Visual Thinking: Why Some Kids Learn Differently

with guest Temple Grandin

Hosted by Dr. Meg Meeker | February 21, 2023 | 38:49 min

Episode 193 | Temple Grandin was diagnosed with autism as a child and went on to pursue work in psychology and animal science. She has become a leading advocate for autistic communities and has also written books and provided consultation on the humane treatment of animals.
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Today's Guest(s)

Temple Grandin was diagnosed with autism as a child and went on to pursue work in psychology and animal science. She has become a leading advocate for autistic communities and has also written books and provided consultation on the humane treatment of animals. In 2010, HBO released an Emmy Award-winning film on Grandin’s life. 

EPISODE NOTES

Temple Grandin joins Dr.Meg Meeker in speaking about the different forms of thinking and functioning asan adult with autism.  She is a primarily visual thinker who considers verbal communication to be a secondary skill. Grandin has taken strong positions onautism and the education of autistic children. She advocates early intervention, including the training of teachers to direct each child’s specific fixations, which they discuss in this podcast.  

Website: https://www.templegrandin.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drtemplegrandin

 

FROM THE PRODUCER

Thanks for listening to Episode#193, Visual Thinking: Why Some Kids Learn Differently and for helping Dr. Meg’s parenting revolution reach more than FIVE MILLION downloads! 

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