Temple Grandin Quotes

33 Temple Grandin quotes:

"Junior high was a real mess for me and then came puberty. My anxiety attacks came during puberty, and then all of my nerves started."
"When I was a little child I had problems with eating in the cafeteria. The chairs would be jerking in and out, and there was a noise overload."
"A treatment method or an educational method that will work for one child may not work for another child. The one common denominator for all of the young children is that early intervention does work, and it seems to improve the prognosis."
"If you start using a medication in a person with autism, you should see an obvious improvement in behavior in a short period of time. If you do not see an obvious improvement, they probably should not be taking the stuff. It is that simple."
"Pressure is calming to the nervous system."
"And while we are on the subject of medication you always need to look at risk versus benefit."
"I cannot emphasize enough the importance of a good teacher."
"Autism is an extremely variable disorder."
"Research is starting to show that a child should be engaged at least 20 hours a week. I do not think it matters which program you choose as long as it keeps the child actively engaged with the therapist, teacher, or parent for at least 20 hours a week."
"There is a tremendous range of children with a PDD label."
"I am a big believer in early intervention."
"Children between the ages of five to ten years are even more variable. They are going to vary from very high functioning, capable of doing normal school work, to nonverbal who have all kinds of neurological problems."
"I obtain great satisfaction out of using my intellect."
"You have got to keep autistic children engaged with the world. You cannot let them tune out."
"Some autistic children cannot stand the sound of certain voices. I have come across cases where teachers tell me that certain children have problems with their voice or another person's voice. This problem tends to be related to high-pitched ladies' voices."
"I use my mind to solve problems and invent things."
"If I did not have my work, I would not have any life."
"Some teachers just have a knack for working with autistic children. Other teachers do not have it."
"Some children may need a behavioral approach, whereas other children may need a sensory approach."
"I can remember the frustration of not being able to talk. I knew what I wanted to say, but I could not get the words out, so I would just scream."

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