April 8, 2005

Author to share theories on autism, animal behavior link

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Temple Grandin, Ph.D.

Temple Grandin, Ph.D., a designer of livestock handling facilities, associate professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University and author of the recently released Animals in Translation: Using Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior, will be reading from her book on Sunday, April 10 at 2 p.m. in the theater at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.

The event is open to the public. Grandin is on campus to speak to a Vanderbilt-sponsored collection of journalists here to learn more about autism.

To register for the free event, contact the Autism Society of Middle Tennessee at 385-2077.