«If you don’t Expose Children, they are not Going to get Interested» Temple Grandin interview

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Abstract

Present interview of Temple Grandin, PhD in animal science, professor of Colorado State University, given to guest editor of the Journal Stephen Edelson discusses person’s with autism perception of changes in lifestyle associated with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. During the interview, Professor Grandin gives advice on the schooling of children with ASD during the transition to distance learning. The questions of employment of people with autism are also proposed — what positions are best for people with ASD, how to get the employer interested in hiring a person with autism.

General Information

Keywords: autism, COVID-19, perception, employment, distant learning

Journal rubric: Expert opinion

Article type: interview

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/autdd.2020180307

For citation: Grandin T., Edelson S.M. «If you don’t Expose Children, they are not Going to get Interested» Temple Grandin interview. Autizm i narusheniya razvitiya = Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2020. Vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 64–67. DOI: 10.17759/autdd.2020180307.

Information About the Authors

Temple Grandin, PhD, professor, Colorado State University, USA, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7231-7101, e-mail: Cheryl.miller@colostate.edu

Stephen M. Edelson, Doctor of Psychology, Executive Director, Autism Research Institute, San Diego, USA, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9856-5936, e-mail: director@autism.com

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