PORTLAND — Renowned autism advocate Dr. Temple Grandin will speak next month at the University of Southern Maine’s Abromson Center.

The life of Grandin, 64, an animal scientist who has autism, has been the subject of numerous national television programs and magazine articles, as well as an HBO movie, which won seven Emmy awards in 2010.

Grandin will give a 90-minute lecture called “Autism and My Sensory Based World” at Hannaford Hall on May 13 at 3 p.m. Tickets are sold out.

The event will benefit speech and language therapy services for children at Northeast Hearing and Speech in Portland.