The Squeeze Machine - This is Temple Grandin's invention based on a cattle chute. It gives firm, gentle pressure and stimulates the vestibular system and calms the person.
The Trap Door - This is a literal door onto a roof at Temple's secondary school, but it is also a symbolic door that she passes through to her future and a better life.
The Arizona Ranch - Temple's Aunt Ann owns this in the Southwest.
The Wrecked Car - This is one of Temple's earliest memories, and perhaps one of the most telling details of her life.
Urine and Feces - Like many autistics, as a child, Temple spreads this around the house and in the draperies, sometimes using it to color the walls.
Summer Camp - Temple has her first experiences with sexuality here. She is introduced to the normal naughty sex talk of pre-adolescent children, but...
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