Look Me In The Eye Pp

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This is a sample power point for my English 9 class in creating their own power points for auto/biography projects.

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Look Me In The Eye Pp

  1. 1. LOOK ME IN THE EYE<br />POWER POINT BY MRS. KURUCZ<br />
  2. 2. Look Me in the Eyeby John Elder Robison<br />
  3. 3. Who is John Elder Robison?<br />JER has asperger’s<br />Genius in his own way<br />Asperger’s is on the autism spectrum.<br />
  4. 4. Family Background<br />Dad & Mom in college when JER born in 1957 – 8 years older than brother Augusten<br />Moved a lot until Dad started teaching philosophy in Amherst, MA<br />Brother – Augusten Burroughs, born Christopher Richter Robison<br />
  5. 5. Training, Skills & Background<br /><ul><li>10th grade drop out
  6. 6. Electronic wiz
  7. 7. Guitars for Kiss
  8. 8. Toy Company
  9. 9. Auto Specialist</li></li></ul><li>Conflict&Solution<br />“Look me in the eye.”<br /><ul><li>School – studied faces & tones
  10. 10. Immersed in project
  11. 11. Focus on strengths
  12. 12. Talk about it</li></li></ul><li>Influences<br />Working for KISS to create special effect guitars and sound effects.<br /><ul><li>First “real” job for MB to create talking toys and sound effects
  13. 13. Continuously promoted but not a team player
  14. 14. Wants to be creative so quits to open an automotive business. </li></ul>TR Rosenberg was a car client and a therapist. He diagnosed JER with asperger’s at age 40.<br />
  15. 15. Where is JER now?<br />John Eldred Robison still runs his automotive business in prestigious European cars, but he is also an author and called upon as a guest speaker. He also works with Elms College in developing their autism program. He has a great web site.<br />
  16. 16. What would John tell you?<br />Look at the whole person. Be tolerant of our differences because it’s the differences that make us who we are.<br />
  17. 17. Picture Credits<br />Asperge’rs syndrome: http://publicaffairs.uth.tmc.edu/hleader/archive/Learning_Disorders/2004/aspergerssyndrome-0318.html<br /> <br />Family of 4: http://www.fema.gov/kids/rumble04.htm<br /> <br />Augusten: http://www.augusten.com/site/bio<br /> <br />Moving car: http://www.dreamstime.com/royalty-free-stock-photo-cartoon-car-image2197595<br /> <br />Dropout: http://www.makeumnpublic.org/conference/contact.htm<br /> <br />Kiss band : http://www.fretbase.com/artists/252-kiss/images<br /> <br />Eyes: http://discovermagazine.com/2007/mar/eye-color-explained<br /> <br />Guitar on fire: http://www.zazzle.com/electric_guitar_fireball_graphics_fire_ball_card-137878969569899365<br /> <br />Simon: http://www.quartertothree.com/game-talk/showthread.php?t=56020&page=4<br /> <br />Land rover: http://www.pistonheads.com/news/default.asp?storyId=17312<br /> <br />TR Rosenberg: http://strongbridgeassociates.com/about.html<br /> <br />Smoking Guitar: http://mothergoldstein.blogspot.com/2007/11/look-me-in-eye.html<br />

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