“An Evening with Dr. Temple Grandin”

“Autism helped me understand animals because I think in pictures. Since animals do not have language, their memories have to be sensory-based instead of word-based.” ~Dr. Temple Grandin

Price is included in Saturday conference registration.

Famous for her groundbreaking approach to decoding animal behavior, Dr. Grandin extends her expert guidance to small and mid-scale farming operations. Understanding how herd animals think, their senses, fears, instincts and memories will help you create facilities, handle, and ship animals based on what works best for the animal’s well being.  Her unique insights into handling livestock will even help you understand your pet’s behavior on a new level and inspire those dealing with autism.

Join the Western Colorado Food and Farm Forum for a special evening with the world renowned Temple Grandin! Robbie LeValley will introduce Dr. Grandin at 4:15pm. Her presentation will be followed by a book signing and community reception .

Conference attendees and the public are welcome to hear Dr. Grandin speak. This event is open to the public and is $15 for non-conference goers to attend (price is included in Saturday conference registration).

Temple Grandin, PhD, is considered the most accomplished and well known adult with autism in the world. She is the author of Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism, and her books Animals in Translation and Animals Make Us Human were both New York Times best sellers.  Dr. Grandin will be discussing the ideas in her latest book Temple Grandin’s Guide to Working with Farm Animals: Safe, Humane Livestock Handling Practices for the Small Farm.

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