Why Temple Grandin bums me out

Wow… the title of this blog certainly caught my attention, but what the author has to say is definitely worth a read. ๐ŸŒธ

Native of Nowhere

IMG_1157 At least I got a good seat

A week or two ago I went to Knoxville for a free opportunity to see the Grand Grandin Vizier of American autism. (Played by Clare Danes, of course. It seems obligatory to mention the award-winning TV movie about her). I had seen her lectures on YouTube and read her many contributions in books about Aspergerโ€™s and girls OR Aspergerโ€™s and employment. We have the same ideas about the types of jobs that would be nice for us to have if there were more of them.

I was so excited to get out of town for a day and find out what new things she had to tell us about ourselves. The place was packed. The overflow was 500 strong, but because I was there early I got to see her in the flesh.

By the end of the Q&A, I was livid. Itโ€ฆ

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