One of the “greatest autism advocates of our time,” Dr. Temple Gradin, is joining a list of extraordinary women including Oprah, Hillary Clinton, Rosa Parks and Eleanor Roosevelt as an inductee in the National Women’s Hall of Fame. Dr. Temple Grandin is one of the ten women nominated this year. She serves as a great role model for women and for individuals with autism. Diagnosed with autism at the age of 2, she went on to be a leading force in a male-dominated career by achieving her Ph.D in animal science and writing six books on the subject. Prior to this honor, Dr. Grandin was put on Time’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” and was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Science. Read the full article here
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