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Do you know Temple Grandin? She is is famous for American Doctor of Animal Science and professor at Colorado State University, bestselling author, Autistic activist, and consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior.

The movie, Temple Grandin, shows the life of Grandin, how she grew up, the people that influenced her, and showing her struggles and success. She speaks many about Autism and Aspergers but is very supportive of other LDs like Dyslexia. Grandin is an inspiration to all, she found her strengths in art, creativity, and animals. She uses her skill to see the finer details to solve problems and create solutions.

Temple Grandin: The world needs all kinds of minds (TED)

I know this video is a bit long, but I strongly recommend that you take the time to watch/listen to what Temple Grandin has to say. This TED talk can be viewed here.

Dr. Temple Grandin Gives Talk at Montclair State University

This video can be viewed on Temple Grandin's site or on Vimeo, submitted by WiredJersey.com

Temple Grandin (Movie Trailer)

You can watch this movie trailer on YouTube, HERE, uploaded by risonrg.  

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Brian C.
Age: 26
Currently residing: Dallas Texas
LD: mild Autism, ADHD, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia

I currently own my own business. I do errands, house sitting, pet sitting, chauffeuring and car detailing. 

When I was in school, I had a hard time fitting in. I knew I was not like the other kids. I was teased and made fun of often. I had a series of tests run on me and was diagnosed with a form of mild Autism, ADHD, Dyscalculia, and Dysgraphia.

In July of 2000, my family and I made the move from Washington D.C to Dallas, TX, so my sister and I could go to Shelton. I started my first year at Shelton in the 7th grade and I was a little intimidated. A new school with new kids, a new start. I made friends quickly and the teachers helped me learn subjects I always had trouble with in the past and I actually started to enjoy school. Over the years, I began having more success with math, my handwriting was improving.

I graduated Shelton in 2006 and went off to college, an new adventure. I found that college wasn't for me, but I knew I liked helping others. I started helping people that had too much on their plate to get everything done. I'd drive kids to and from their schools and their activities, run errand, house and pet sit, and more. At the age of 23, I started Brian's Errand Service.

I am now 26 years old and I have never been happier!