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John Elder Robison

John Elder Robison appears in the following:

Like Father, Like Son - On the Autism Spectrum

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

On World Autism Day, John Elder Robison, author of the memoir, Look Me in the Eye, joins us after ringing the opening bell at the stock market. He's become a spokesperson for those with Asperger's and addresses his thoughts on finding out one of his books was found in Adam Lanza's home. In his new book, Raising Cubby: A Father and Son's Adventures with Asperger's, Trains, Tractors, and High Explosives, he talks about raising his own son who also has Asperger's.

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Asperger Advice

Friday, August 12, 2011

John Elder Robison, author of the memoir Look Me in the Eye and Be Different: Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian with Practical Advice for Aspergians, Misfits, Families & Teachersoffers guidance for those, like himself, on the high-functioning end of the autism spectrum.

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Asperger Advice

Monday, March 28, 2011

John Elder Robison, author of the memoir Look Me in the Eye and Be Different: Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian with Practical Advice for Aspergians, Misfits, Families & Teachersoffers guidance for those, like himself, on the high-functioning end of the autism spectrum.

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Life With Asperger’s Syndrome

Monday, December 17, 2007

When John Elder Robison was growing up, he was unable to recognize common social cues and facial expressions. When he was in his 40s, he was finally diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome. Now he says that Asperger’s is not a disease to be cured, but a way of being that needs ...

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Learning to Cope

Monday, December 17, 2007

John Elder Robison wasn't diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome until he was in his 40s. He describes growing up without being able to recognize social cues or facial expressions and how he learned to navigate the world anyway. Also, pianist and conductor Leon Fleisher. NPR science correspondent Ira Flatow. Plus: the ...

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