About the Author
Jean Kearns Miller isa woman on the autism spectrum. Her official diagnoses are ADD (AttentionDeficit Disorder) with AS (Asperger Syndrome) traits, and recurrent majordepression. She graduated from Marygrove College in 1970, has an MA in rhetoric& writing from the University of Tulsa, and completed doctoral courseworkin rhetoric & composition at Purdue. She spent several years as a technicalwriter/editor before following a reluctant calling to teach, a job sheabsolutely hated when first she did it. She is an avid essayist and writer ofpoetry and fiction, and teaches writing full time at Washtenaw CommunityCollege in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she advocates for students dealing withmental health problems and neurological difficulties.