Population One: Autism, Adversity, and the Will to Succeed is a groundbreaking book that offers readers the ability to see life through the eyes of a young man with autism. Written by Tyler McNamer at the age of 17, Tyler not only details his challenges, but he also offers hope and encouragement to others who face seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Whether you’re an educator, a family member of someone with autism, or simply looking for inspiration, you’ll appreciate the opportunity to step inside this remarkable young man's mind.
In this memorable talk, Tyler details his experiences with bullying, isolation, and others low expectations of him. But rather than allowing himself to be limited by his autism diagnosis, this courageous and insightful young man rose above his challenges to encourage others to follow their dreams and become leaders in their own lives.
Tyler shares his thoughts about leadership, courage, and adversity. Wise beyond his years, Tyler concludes that despite our differences, we can become a population of ONE, uniting to serve others. If you want to be uplifted, this inspirational and engaging talk will transform the way you view the world.