Anita Lesko, BSN, RN, MS, CRNA
Anita was recently diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome at age fifty. She graduated from Columbia University in New York City with a master of science degree in Nurse Anesthesia in 1988, and has been working ever since as an anesthetist, specializing in anesthesia for neurosurgery. An advocate for people with Asperger's Syndrome, Anita started a support group for people of all ages with Asperger's, their families and friends, which meets monthly. She is the author of her latest book, "Asperger's Syndrome: When Life Hands You Lemons, Make Lemonade." She is the Founder and CEO of Born With Asperger's, an educational and help site for not only people with Asperger's, but their families, employers, fellow employees, educators, neighbors, and anyone who might know someone with Asperger's.