Welcome to the world of Tyler McNamer, author of Population: One. Tyler named his book Population One because he lives in his own world where he is the only resident. Yet, he knows that when individuals come together and learn from each other, they can form entire galaxies.
Tyler’s autism provides him with a unique perspective when viewing the world. He hopes his readers will “switch eyes” with him for a short time because only by seeing things from another’s perspective can we come to understand and care about each other.
Seeing things differently is important to Tyler. “Autism is not an excuse to be different,” he says. “Having autism is like being a regular person, but… Having a mind that views the world differently is a new experience for everyone… Autistic people are here for some reason. Let’s see if you can find that reason.”
In these pages, Tyler offers his unique perspective on: