Temple Grandin, PhD, was born in Boston, Massachusetts. At age two, she had speech delays as well as other signs of severe autism. Many hours of speech therapy and intensive training enable Temple ultimately to speak. Mentoring by a high school science teacher and her aunt on her ranch in Arizona motivated Tem-ple to pursue a career as a scientist and livestock equipment designer. She is a prolific author and co-authored The Loving Push (Future Horizons, 2016) with Dr. Debra Moore. She resides in Colorado.