Presents the movie: Temple Grandin for April’s Autism Awareness Month
Temple Grandin paints a picture of a young womans perseverance and determination while struggling with the isolating challenges of autism. Grandin became a successful doctor in animal science through her unique connection to animals and is now a world-renowned consultant in the field. She is widely recognized within the animal welfare and livestock-handling industries as a pioneer in the ethical treatment of animals.
Grandin is also a member of the American Humane® Certified farm animal program. American Humane Certified, the farm animal program originated by the American Humane Association, is the nations pre-eminent and fastest-growing monitoring, auditing and labeling program that attests to the humane care and handling of animals raised for food.
Initial release: February 6, 2010
Director: Mick Jackson
Music composed by: Alex Wurman
Awards: Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie, More
Screenplay: Christopher Monger, William Merritt Johnson
Time: 2 hours
Winchester Disability Access Commission, Brio Integrated Theatre, the Winchester MultiCultural Network and the Winchester Public Library