The FIRST children’s book by these two authors, Temple Did It and I Can Too! will help guide and inspire kids to reach their full potential.
Winner of a 2015 Academic’s Choice Award, this book explains the obstacles Dr. Temple Grandin faced while growing up, the rules she followed to overcome them, and her path to becoming a leading animal scientist and a world-famous advocate for those with autism.
This colorful, hardcover book even includes worksheets for kids to identify and reach their goals!
|Product dimensions:||10.00(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)|
|Age Range:||5 - 12 Years|
About the Author
Jennifer Gilpin Yacio is the president of Sensory World and the editor-in-chief of Sensory Focus Magazine. Ever since her little brother was diagnosed with autism in 1982, she has been interested in how different people are affected by their senses. With an extensive career in both the publishing and autism fields, the leap to heading a company solely for understanding the senses was an easy one.
Jennifer is happy to be writing her first children's book, as this has been a long time dream.
Lynda Farrington Wilson is an artist and former marketing executive. Her talents and experiences have culminated in writing, illustrating, and advocating for children with autism and Sensory Processing Disorder. Lynda and her husband live in North Carolina with their three beautiful sons, the youngest a sensory-seeker with autism. Lynda has illustrated several books and written two children’s books: Squirmy Wormy and Autistic? How Silly is That! You can learn more about her at www.lyndafarringtonwilson.com.
Dr. Temple Grandin’s insights into animal behavior and her innovations in livestock handling have revolutionized food-animal welfare. Along the way, Grandin has also inspired people around the world as a champion for individuals with autism and their families. Her accomplishments as a speaker, author and advocate earned her a place among Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People” in 2010, and her life story was the subject of the acclaimed 2010 HBO biopic, Temple Grandin, winner of seven Emmy awards and a Golden Globe. Temple is world-famous for using insights gained from her autism to lead dramatic improvements in the livestock industry. A professor at Colorado State University for more than 20 years, she is a celebrated speaker who lectures internationally on autism and livestock handling.