An autistic self-advocate, Neurodiversity Ambassador and public speaker, Robert Watkins is reinventing the workplace with and for autistic people. His writings on Autistic.ly focus on increasing awareness, understanding and accommodations for people on the spectrum so that they can contribute their best and lead fulfilling working lives. Robert, on the board of the Atlanta Autism Consortium, lives in Atlanta with his neurotypical teenage daughter and their cat.
Robert joins our Penfriend Project team to share his personal thoughts about being a “Happy Aspie,” including the challenges and triumphs.
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Robert is a Guest Editor and Columnist for our Zoom Autism Magazine. Zoom is the online digital magazine that allows you to discover autism through many lenses. It is written BY the autism community FOR the autism community. Go to the Zoom Home Page to find out more.
Robert is part of Geek Club Books Penfriend Project – The Autism Byline. What is the Penfriend Project and how will it change your understanding of autism? CLICK HERE to find out.