John Elder Robison is a New York Times Best Selling Author of the memoir, Look me in the Eye, and its sequels, Be Different, Raising Cubby and soon to be released, Switched On, which detail his life living with Asperger’s.
Robison, a passionate advocate for autism research, policy, education and employment strategies has served on boards and committees within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; World Health Organization; Center for Secondary Education for Students with Autism; U.S. National Institutes of Health; Centers for Disease Control and the Institute for Autism Research.
Robison’s life experiences include working on Pink Floyd’s sound system and creating custom guitars for the band KISS. He also founded one of the largest independent Land Rover, Rolls-Royce, and Bentley specialty service shops in the country and co-founded TCS Automotive Program, a special education high school program in Springfield, Massachusetts for at-risk teens.
He has been profiled on Ingenious Minds on Discovery Science and continues to speak on his life with autism throughout the country and world.
This event will be free and open to the public, and Mr. Robison will be available to sign books following the event. Bring your own copy or purchase one of his books at the SEAL table. Cash only. Limited quantities available.