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Dr. Ahrendsen talks about Autism

A movie about Autism with a discussion to follow. Join us, Wednesday, April 5 at 7
When Apr 05, 2017
from 07:00 PM to 08:05 PM
Where Clarion Public Library meeting room
Contact Name Linda
Contact Phone 515-532-3673
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April is Autism Awareness Month

In recognition of April as Autism Awareness Month Dr. Jon Ahrendsen will be hosting a series of autism related movies at the Clarion Public Library on each Wednesday night in April,  at 7:00 PM.


Showing on April 5, 2017 at 7:00 PM (movie is  1:50 long, short discussion to follow) is The e life story of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who overcame the limitations of autismto become a Ph.D. & expert in the field of animal husbandry. She did not speak until age four and had difficulty right through high school, mostly in dealing with people. Her mother and some of her teachers were very supportive. She is noted for creating her "hug box", widely recognized today as a way of relieving stress inautistic children.  Her humane design for the treatment of cattle in processing plants, have been the subject of several books and praised by PETA. Today, she is a professor at Colorado State University and well-known speaker on autism and animal handling. She developed an interest in cattle early in life while spending time at her Aunt and Uncle's ranch.  Actress Claire Danes won a Golden Globe award for her portrayal of Temple Grandin

Future Showings:    

April 12:  Trace Amounts    

April 19  Bought

April 25 VAXXED!

Descriptions of Future showings will be available on April 5th.




This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.