This page is written by Temple Grandin and describes her journey and challenges as a woman affected by autism. Temple outlines the support she received, discusses sensory and auditory difficulties, tactile problems, her squeeze machine and many other topics.
I put a great deal of emphasis on employment because I see so many very intelligent people with autism and Asperger's syndrome without satisfying jobs. A satisfying profession made life have meaning for me. I am what I do and think instead of what I feel.