I was a Human Guinea pig (Sun) John Elder Robison
04 Sep 2016, 12:15pm - from $27 Drama Theatre
Living with Asperger’s, John Elder Robison had come to terms with the way he was different, riding life’s ups and downs. But what if it was possible to unlock the emotional insight that we assume is ‘missing’ in people living with Aspergers – if only you undertook an experimental brain therapy? Is that fixing?
Chaired by Van Badham
John Elder Robison is The New York Times bestselling author of Look Me in the Eye. He is a world-recognised authority on life with autism; the Neurodiversity Scholar in Residence at the College of William and Mary; and a member of the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee for the US Department of Health and Human Services. John is also a member of the International Society for Autism Research. He lives with his wife and son in Amherst, Massachusetts.
This talk will be live captioned.