Kirkman® to Serve as Vendor at “The Autistic Brain” Talk Nov. 14

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Temple Grandin will discuss her new book starting at 7 p.m.

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Kirkman® is a huge fan of Dr. Grandin who represents the best of what neurodiversity can offer – unique and extraordinary individuals.

Kirkman®, specialists in nutraceuticals for individuals with sensitivities and special dietary requirements, will be a vendor at a presentation by Dr. Temple Grandin in Reno, Nev. on Nov. 14. Dr. Grandin will be discussing her new book, “The Autistic Brain,” starting at 7 p.m., at the Atlantis Resort Casino.

Dr. Grandin, whose life with autism was chronicled in a popular television movie, became one of the top scientists in the humane livestock handling industry.

“Kirkman® is a huge fan of Dr. Grandin who represents the best of what neurodiversity can offer – unique and extraordinary individuals,” David Humphrey CEO of Kirkman® said.

The presentation will be hosted by the Autism Coalition of Nevada (ACON) and the U.C. Davis Mind Institute and will also feature a presentation by representatives of the institute on the critical need for brain tissue research and a new program they have created to ensure the advancement of autism research worldwide.

Tickets are available by calling ACON at 775-329-2268 and will be available at the door. The cost is $10 for parents, relatives and students and $20 for professionals and general admission. Kirkman’s booth will be open to participants starting at 5 p.m.

About Kirkman®

Kirkman® is the leading manufacturer of nutritional supplements for individuals with special sensitivities and dietary requirements. Founded in 1949, Kirkman® is also the oldest nutritional supplement company serving the special needs community. This experience has allowed Kirkman® to pioneer effective products in many areas of nutritional supplementation for individuals with special health needs. To learn more about Kirkman®, visit the company website at http://www.kirkmangroup.com.

Contact: Kulani Mahikoa
V.P. Marketing
Kirkman Group, Inc.
Telephone: 503-694-1600

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