Both her brothers are autistic.
She teaches others to understand and accept people who are not "normal" - people who are "extraordinary."
She was diagnosed with autism as a child.
Given understanding and a mentor, she developed her own abilities. And makes the case that we need people whose abilities are not "normal."
Award winning neuroscientist says we should look at more than behavior.
She maintains EEGs may shed light on some disorders, and lead to effective treatment.