Dr. Frank Gaskill, the creator of Max Gamer, a graphic novel about Asperger’s is also a founder of Southeast Psych, one of the largest mental health practices in the country with offices in Charlotte, Nashville, and New Zealand. Shrinktank.com and Psychbytes.com are media brands he has co-developed which bring psychology to the world in fun and exciting ways. His work has been featured in USA Today, NPR, and many other outlets. Dr. Gaskill is also an executive producer for the films Legends of the Knight, Look to the Sky, and A Voice that Carries which celebrate humanities efforts to excel. He has been married to his lovely wife, Liz, for 24 years, and they have 2 children: Olivia and Maddox.
Learn more about Frank’s Talk…
Title: Human 2.0 Autism is Humanity’s Future
Description: All of our money is being spent on things imagined by or built by people on the Autism Spectrum. Over the past 300 years, social skilled and intelligent women have fallen in love with high IQ and low social skilled men. After 300 years of reproduction by these couples, a new version of humanity has evolved and is conquering Earth.
What would the news headline about your talk? Humanity has evolved a new version of Human!
What do you want people to learn from your talk? Understand the spectrum and appreciate difference.
What action items do you want people to take away from your talk? Accept people who are different and appreciate how these people have suffered and now serve to make their lives better.
Learn more about Frank…
Where is your hometown? Kinston, NC
What are your hobbies? Star Wars, Gaming, Writing, Legos
What are you passionate about? My family, my work, and Asperger’s
What is the best compliment you’ve received? How did you marry her? She’s way to hot for you.
What do you want to be remembered for? Being a great father.
How do you push the boundaries? Very crude humor and Howard Stern.
What does your happy place look like? Bald Head Island
What is one thing that you would like to share that isn’t commonly known about you? I don’t ever listen to music.
Thoughts on Charlotte…
What part of town do you live in? South Park
What draws you to Charlotte? Amazing business opportunities and friends from college.
Where do you see Charlotte in 5 years? I want to say a cleaner, younger, and less congested Atlanta. More like if Nashville and Charlotte had a baby!
Our most important question…
What animal will most likely be our future overlords? Bees.