Temple Grandin to speak in Middletown

Temple Grandin (photo by Rosalie Winard)

Widely considered the most accomplished and well-known adult with autism in the world, Temple Grandin, PhD speaks at the Paramount Theater in Middletown on Thursday, November 9 at 7 p.m., presented by SUNY-Orange. Grandin’s life, struggles and accomplishments have been the subject of a major motion picture as well as features on NPR, the BBC, The Today Show and more. Currently working as a professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University, Grandin will give a talk titled “The Autistic Brain: All Kinds of Minds Can Succeed.”

Tickets prices will be $10 for general admission, $5 for children (under 15) and free for college students with proper ID. Note that there is a $2 processing fee per ticket. The Paramount Theater is located at 17 South Street in Middletown. For more information, visit www.sunyorange.edu/culturalaffairs.