John Elder Robison, NY Times Best-Selling Author and World-recognized Authority on Life with Autism Visits One-on-One with Monarch Students

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After his keynote address at the Monarch Institute dedication, NY Times Best-selling Author John Elder Robison toured the campus and spent time in a questions and answering session with a group of students from Monarch's Butterfly Program.

Questions ranged from love and relationships, music and electronics to cars, inventions and topics related to autism.

Mr. Robison challenged and inspired students to find their gifts, focus on their unique strengths, build on their differences and enhancing their abilities through education.

Mr. Robison is a world-renowned authority on life with autism, and is widely known as an advocate for people with autism and neurological differences.

He speaks about being different at schools and conferences all over the country. He is very active in his efforts to support and promote research leading to therapies or treatments that will improve the lives of people who live with autism in all its forms today.

Currently, John Elder Robison is the Neurodiversity Scholar in Residence at the College of William and Mary.

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