Temple Grandin, Ph.D., Inventor, Professor, Best Selling Author and Rock Star Champion Of Best Parenting and Educating Practices
"Geeks, nerds, socially awkward and autism spectrum really are all the same thing—and Silicon Valley is full of them,” declared Temple Grandin, Ph.D., during a recent interview and her speech to 1000s In Northwestern’s Welch Ryan Arena.
She should know, Grandin is one of them – diagnosed with autism at age 2, but now a super successful inventor, professor and best selling author. Her mom’s determined support was a key ingredient to her success too. Mother & daughter both spoke at Welch Ryan Arena.
Their advice is spot on for raising and educating all children. Please see Temple’s 13 Tenets For Raising Successful Geeks, Nerds, Socially Awkward, Autism Spectrum and Other Children here: