Who is John Elder Robison? JER has asperger’s Genius in his own way Asperger’s is on the autism spectrum.
Family Background Dad & Mom in college when JER born in 1957 – 8 years older than brother Augusten Moved a lot until Dad started teaching philosophy in Amherst, MA Brother – Augusten Burroughs, born Christopher Richter Robison
Wants to be creative so quits to open an automotive business.
TR Rosenberg was a car client and a therapist. He diagnosed JER with asperger’s at age 40.
Where is JER now? 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.
What would John tell you? Look at the whole person. Be tolerant of our differences because it’s the differences that make us who we are.