Temple Grandin is an animal expert and advocate for those with autism. As a child, Temple was diagnosed with autism. Temple graduated with a bachelor’s in psychology from Franklin Pierce College in 1970 efore earning her master’s and doctorate in animal science from Arizona State University and the University of Illionois at Urbana-Champaign. Temple devoted her career to creating system to alleviate the intense fear and anxiety she saw in autistic people and animals. In high school, Temple created a “squeeze machine” to relieve her own nervous tension, which was modeled from a chute fashioned to hold livestock in place. Temple’s primary focus in her career was to design humane livestock facilities that would eliminate pain and fear during the slaughtering process. Temple wrote many books, both about animal science and living with autism.