Disability Advocacy Week & Women's History Month Keynote "Great Minds are Not All the Same" - by Dr. Temple Grandin

Thursday, March 28, 2024
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Festival Ballroom Grand
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Disability Services

"Great Minds are Not All the Same" - by Dr. Temple Grandin

There are three basic ways that people think differently when solving problems. They are photo realistic, visual thinking, pattern mathematical, which is the way most engineers think and word verbal thinking. When projects are being designed, people with different ways of thinking have complementary skills.

Dr. Temple Grandin draws from her own experience with autism spectrum disorders and her professional career. She speaks on how to nurture and turn talents and special interests into paid work, jobs that are particularly suited to individuals on the autism spectrum, and those with other disabilities, and much more. She provides first-hand accounts of job experiences and advice from individuals representing a broad range of careers particularly.

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Co-sponsored by the Office of Disability Services Disability Advocacy Week and the Center for Multicultural Student Services Women's History Month.

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