Posts tagged "autism"

Veterinary Technician's Destiny, Training Service Dog

Veterinary Technician's Destiny, Training Service Dog
“Rarely do we humans realize the feeling of purpose and destiny,” says veterinary technician Julie Shaw, of Lafayette, IN. “I think dogs feel this all the time; it’s one of the characteristics we humans envy of them without knowing it.” Shaw is known throughout her profession as a leader, helping to create a specialty in... Read more »

Dogs Know They Have A Purpose

Dogs Know They Have A Purpose
Veterinary technicians and even boarded veterinary behaviorists have been inspired by Julie Shaw for years, as have I. Shaw’s passionate voice regarding positive reinforcement for handling animals in-clinics, and support of behavior as a specialty for technicians has changed the profession. Shaw, is a registered veterinary technician, was the senior animal behavior technologist at Purdue University for 13... Read more »

Temple Grandin Has a Large Head for Saving Animals

Temple Grandin Has a Large Head for Saving Animals
Few have done as much for the welfare of farm animals and Humane Heartland as Temple Grandin, special advisor to the American Humane Assocation. She may also be the most famous autistic person on the planet, particularly since the award winning 2010 biopic movie, “Temple Grandin” (starring Claire Danes). No question, Grandin has exception intelligence and spatial... Read more »
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