About Alex Plank
Alex Plank is the 26 year old guy behind WrongPlanet.net, the incredibly popular site for individuals with Asperger's Syndrome and Autism. Both Alex and Wrong Planet have been featured by CNN, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, and Good Morning America. Wrong Planet has more than 70,000 registered members and its discussion forums contain millions of messages.
Alex graduated from George Mason University with a degree in Film and Video Studies. His areas of interest and expertise include public speaking, the Internet, writing, directing, and filmmaking. He lives in Beverly Hills, California.
Alex speaks at conferences and other events. Contact Alex to arrange an appearance.
"His talk was funny and touching, and like I said, we were very lucky to have him."
--Susan Osborne, Director, CIP Long Beach
Recent Appearances and Keynote Presentations
- Speak Up and Speak Out Summit - Springfield, IL - October 30, 2012
- 2nd Annual Midsouth Autism Conference - Memphis, TN - July 16-18, 2012 [website]
- HOPE Number 9 - New York, New York - July 13-15, 2012 [website]
- Tennessee Disability MegaConference - Nashville, Tennessee - Thursday, May 31, 2012 [website]
- Y.A.L.E. School - Cherry Hill, NJ - Monday, April, 30, 2012
- ASPEN Conference - Iselin, New Jersey - Sunday, April, 29, 2012 [pdf] (sold out)
- ARC of Illinois Statewide Conference- Chicago, Illinois - Wednesday, April 25, 2012 [pdf]
- College Internship Program - Long Beach, California - April 5, 2012
- Denmark AspIT Conference - Århus, Denmark - Saturday, February 4, 2012
- College Internship Program - Long Beach, California - October 28, 2011 [website]
- Region 8 Conference - Sulphur Springs, Texas - October 6, 2011
- NE ASD Network State Conference - Lincoln, Nebraska - Saturday, April 7 and 8, 2011
- George Washington University - Washington, DC - April, 25
- Autreat 2008, Bradford, Pennsylvania - June 23-26
- Towson University Autism Center, Baltimore, Maryland - June 9, 2008 [pdf]
- UCLA - Los Angeles, California - Late May
- Freddie Mac, Virginia - April 15, 2008
- University of Pennsylvania Conference, Philadelphia, PA - March 28, 2008
- Ivymount Asperger Lecture Series, Rockville, Maryland - February 7, 2008
- Open Center for Autism Conference, Kingston, New York - January, 2008