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Love on the Spectrum: In the video above, Jack Robison and ... which appeared on the front page of The New York Times in December, is a candid account of their ...
Watch video clip of Kirsten Lindsmith and Jack Robinson - Navigating Love and Autism By AMY HARMON Published: December 26, 2011
Jack Robinson's father, John Elder Robison, is the author of “Look Me in the Eye,” a best-selling 2007 memoir about his own diagnosis of Asperger’s at age 39.
despair his father felt in his youth
Kirsten’s diagnosis brought her closer to Jack.
Alex Plank, 25, the founder of the WrongPlanet Web site, also had Asperger’s and had enlisted Jack in the production of Autism Talk TV, featuring video interviews with autism experts.
Kirsten now joined them, and as they traveled to conferences, Alex’s tales of his own romantic ups and downs — echoed by many on his Web site — gave them perspective on their own dramas. “It’s easy for me to get a girl’s number,” he told them. “I can build attraction. But attraction isn’t enough.”
"Life on the Autism Spectrum can be ENJOYable."