The world needs all kinds of minds.

Temple Grandin (born August 29, 1947) is a Doctor of Animal Science and professor at Colorado State University, bestselling author, and consultant to the livestock industry in animal behavior. As a person with high-functioning autism, Grandin is also widely noted for her work in autism advocacy and is the inventor of the hug machine designed to calm hypersensitive persons. Wikipedia.

Click here to watch her fascinating ted talk.