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Temple Grandin Autism Presentation

Temple Grandin Autism Presentation

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Video Summary

  • Temple Grandin emphasizes the importance of early educational intervention for children with speech delays, regardless of their diagnosis.
  • She advises against doing nothing when a two-year-old has no speech and stresses the need to start working with them.
  • A question about discipline for high-functioning children is raised, and Temple Grandin discusses the importance of avoiding excessive use of “no” as a response.
  • Temple Grandin shares a personal anecdote about offering a choice between two options as a way to avoid saying “no” and encourage engagement.
  • She highlights the concern of many young adults becoming overly reliant on video games and social security disability and suggests introducing children to interesting real-world activities and jobs to counter this trend.

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