The Queen City will get a visit from Dr. Temple Grandin Sunday night at the Conexus Arts Centre.
Grandin has autism and is famous for her work in Agriculture, as an author and motivational speaker.
Keely Wight, Executive Director of the Autism Resource Centre says it’s important for people impacted by autism to see Grandin speak in person.
Wight described Dr. Grandin as “A role-model and a hero in terms of having autism, defying the boundaries and basically living her life as a rock star.”
Wight says with 1 in 86 children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
She hopes the event helps increase awareness.