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Name: Gerald "Jerry" Newport
Interests, hobbies, obsessions, perseverations etc: Music, Animals, Travel, Politics, Sports, Movies
Year of birth: 1948
Profession, area of study, etc: B.A. Math (Michigan) Jobs included Financial Analyst, Tax consultant, Taxi Owner-Operator, Programmer for Actuarial Firm, Political research and presently, writer on ASD subjects.
Where you live in the world: Arizona
Marital status, # of kids etc.: Married, two grown stepsons, one step-grand-daughter. Wife and I both have Aspergers.
See interview of me at http://www.wrongplanet.net/modules.php?name=Articles&pa=showpage&pid=99
See website of movie, inspired by spouse and me at www.mozartandthewhale.com
My two books on ASD adult issues are available from Amazon, Barnes and Noble and my publisher, Future Horizons at 1-800-489-0727. A joint autobiography, "Mozart and The Whale, is due out from Simon and Schuster next spring in the USA and at least eight other countries.
Also, you can get information on how to start and continue adult support groups, which I have done voluntarily since 1993.
Contact Burrelle Transcripts for tapes of my "Sixty Minutes" Interviews (9/29/96 and 9/29/04) firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oh, what is autism to me? A word I rarely use unless talking to people who don't want to take the time to understand me as a human being.