Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Special Guest: Dr. Temple Grandin

The Way I See It:
A Personal Look at

Autism and Asperger's

Dr. Temple Grandin
Kickapoo Country Fair

Saturday, July 24th
3:30pm – 4:30pm
Q&A to follow
Milky Way Café

Dr. Temple Grandin gets down to the REAL issues of autism, the ones parents, teachers, and individuals on the spectrum face every day. Temple will offer helpful do’s and don’ts, practical strategies, and try-it-now tips, all based on her “insider” perspective and a great deal of research.

These are just some of the topics Temple will touch upon:
 How and Why People with Autism Think Differently
 Economical Early Intervention Programs that Work
 How Sensory Sensitivities Affect Learning
 Behaviors Caused by a Disability vs. Just Bad Behaviors.
 Teaching People with Autism to Live in an Unpredictable World
 Alternative Medicine vs. Conventional Medicine
 Employment Ideas for Adults with Autism.

"Temple is my hero. She has my vote for the person who has provided the greatest advance in our understanding of autism this century."
-Dr. Tony Attwood, world renowned expert on autism spectrum disorders, author of
The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome

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