Allyship with the Disability Community!
Join Student Accessibility Services and the University Lecture Series in a virtual conversation with Temple Grandin, Ph.D.
October 30th, 5PM
Recently named one of the top 10 ten college professors in the country, her life's work has been to understand her own autistic mind, and to share that knowledge with the world, aiding in the treatment of individuals with the condition. Her understanding of the human mind has aided her in her work with animal behavior, and she is one of the most respected experts in both autism and animal behavior in the world.
- 1 in 59 U.S. children has been identified with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
- ASD in 4.5 times more common in boys (1 in 42) and in girls (1 in 189).
- About 1 in 6 children in the U.S. had a developmental disability 2006-2008.
This covers a wide range of developmental problems ranging from mild to severe.