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“The World Needs All Kinds of Minds.” TED2010. Feb. 2010. Conference Presentation.
Source: "The World Needs All Kinds of Minds." TED2010. Feb. 2010. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: In this quote, autism advocate, researcher and author Temple Grandin explains that people on the autism spectrum are responsible for much of humankind's innovation and technological advancement, from Stone Age tools to Silicon Valley computer programs. The 2010 TEDTalk from which this quote was pulled is about how society needs all types of thinkers -- including people on the autism spectrum, and even people with different kinds of autism. Watch the full TEDTalk here: Temple Grandin - The World Needs All Kinds of Minds