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Temple Grandin
Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin is considered the most well-known and accomplished autistic person in the world. She has been the subject of a full-length film on HBO and has been featured on NPR, ABC Primetime Live, The Today Show, and Larry King. Her inspirational story has appeared in Time, People and U.S. News and World Report. Dr. Grandin didn't talk until she was 3 ½, and for a time experts recommen…

Date of Birth: August 27, 1947


Found 37 quotes by Temple Grandin .
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"You gotta bleed 'em in 60 seconds or less." Temple Grandin
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"A treatment method or an educational method that will work for one child may not work for another child. The one common denominator for all of the young children is that early intervention does work, and it seems to improve the prognosis." Temple Grandin
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"People are always looking for the single magic bullet that will totally change everything. There is no single magic bullet." Temple Grandin
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"Some children may need a behavioral approach, whereas other children may need a sensory approach." Temple Grandin
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"When I was a little child I had problems with eating in the cafeteria. The chairs would be jerking in and out, and there was a noise overload." Temple Grandin
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"The head must be dead. I can't stress that enough." Temple Grandin
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"Autism is an extremely variable disorder." Temple Grandin
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"Junior high was a real mess for me and then came puberty. My anxiety attacks came during puberty, and then all of my nerves started." Temple Grandin
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"You have got to keep autistic children engaged with the world. You cannot let them tune out." Temple Grandin
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"And while we are on the subject of medication you always need to look at risk versus benefit." Temple Grandin
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"Children between the ages of five to ten years are even more variable. They are going to vary from very high functioning, capable of doing normal school work, to nonverbal who have all kinds of neurological problems." Temple Grandin
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"I can remember the frustration of not being able to talk. I knew what I wanted to say, but I could not get the words out, so I would just scream." Temple Grandin
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"I have been on the same dose of anti-depressants for 15 years, and my nerves still go up and down in cycles; but my nerves are cycling at a lower level than they were before." Temple Grandin
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"I know a number of autistic adults that are doing extremely well on Prozac." Temple Grandin
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"I obtain great satisfaction out of using my intellect." Temple Grandin
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"I would not be here now if I did not have anti-depressants." Temple Grandin
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"If I did not have my work, I would not have any life." Temple Grandin
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"If you start using a medication in a person with autism, you should see an obvious improvement in behavior in a short period of time. If you do not see an obvious improvement, they probably should not be taking the stuff. It is that simple." Temple Grandin
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"My life is basically my work." Temple Grandin
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"One of my sensory problems was hearing sensitivity, where certain loud noises, such as a school bell, hurt my ears. It sounded like a dentist drill going through my ears." Temple Grandin
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"Pressure is calming to the nervous system." Temple Grandin
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