David Finch

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David Finch

Author of New York Times Best-Selling Memoir "The Journal of Best Practices", Humorist and Speaker

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David Finchis a humorist and author of the acclaimed New York Times best-selling memoir, The Journal of Best Practices. Married in 2003 and diagnosed five years later with Asperger syndrome, David has committed himself to relentless self-improvement, sometimes to a comical extent. A former semiconductor engineer turned full-time writer and speaker, David has written for The New York Times, Huffington Post, Slate, and he writes a relationship blog for Psychology Today. But his greatest ...

David Finch has the rare qualities of not only being a great writer, but also a great speaker. He came to give a book talk, but instead, held an audience captive with a deeply moving personal story.

Daniel Marleau, Authors Series - University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

He described the day-to-day challenges of living with an autism spectrum disorder, weaving in humorous and heartwarming details of how he and his wife saved their marriage and built a life together.

Janet E. Farmer, Ph.D., ABPP, Professor and Director of Academic Programs - Thompson Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders, University of Missouri-Columbia

He speaks with candor about his experience being diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome at age 30, already married & with a young daughter, & somehow managed to "find the funny" in even the most difficult of circumstances navigating the world of neurotypicals.

Magda Manetas, Dean of Students - The College of New Jersey

We had David come to speak to therapists & educators in our community. I have been a therapist for over 15 years & I have never understood Asperger's more than after hearing David's experience w/ it firsthand.

Theresa Dotson Alexander, MS, LPC, NCC; Owner - The Center for Counseling & Training

His message was sincere, touching and humorous and helped to remind all of us of the challenges that students experience in school and our role in helping nurture them through those difficulties.

Josh Reitz, Assistant Superintendent - McHenry School District 15
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