55.6 F

Autism Advocate Debuts New Book


By Jennifer Rey

Author Russell Lehmann press photo.
Author Russell Lehmann press photo.

Author Russell Lehmann debuted in March his second book, “On the Outside Looking In: My Life on the Autism Spectrum.”

The memoir details Lehmann’s story of overcoming odds and achieving immense personal growth. While exposing his vulnerabilities, naiveties, and painful personal experiences, Lehmann relays lessons learned and insights gained throughout the circumstances in his life.

Emotionally powerful stories and poetry provide insight into Lehmann’s life on the autism spectrum.

Copies of his book may be purchased on Amazon or at local independent book sellers. His first book, entitled “Inside Out” features his gripping and personal poetry.

Russell Lehmann was named a 2018 “Most Outstanding Young Professional” in Reno-Tahoe and has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, NPR, USA Today and numerous other national publications. He is a globally recognized motivational speaker, poet, and advocate who happens to have Autism.  

He is a member of the Nevada Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities and an ambassador for several national Autism programs. He speaks to organizations around the world.

Source: www.russell-lehmann.com / Ira Gostin

This Is Reno is your source for award-winning independent, online Reno news and events since 2009. We are locally owned and operated.