By Susi Irawati
Temple Grandin is just one from many of autism person that can be a sucessfull person. Temple Grandin was born on 29 August 1947 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Temple Grandin was diagnosed as autistic in 1950. After diagnosed as autistic, her mother took her to the doctor that suggest her to get speech therapy. Grandin has mother and sister that support her so much. She went to primary school onwards. But middle school and high school were the worst parts of her life. Temple Grandin got her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Franklin Pierce College in 1970 and her master’s degree in animal science from Arizona State University in 1975. Finally She got her doctoral degree in animal science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1989.
Temple Grandin ever said that “If I could snap my fingers and become nonautistic I would not do so. Autism is part of who I am.”
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