Adulting on the Spectrum: Charles Gies on autism and aging

Hosts, Andrew Komarow and Eileen Lamb, speak with retired mainframe computer software engineer Charles Gies. 

Charles speaks on autism, aging and getting a diagnosis later in life. 

Charles was born in 1946 in New York City,  He grew up in Hempstead, NY and Wilton, CT.  He attended college at Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI and graduated with honor with a bachelor's degree in mathematics.  

Charles  worked for 45 years as a mainframe computer software engineer, from 1969 until retiring  in 2015.  During that time he worked for Combined Insurance Company of America, First American Bank, and Computer Associates, later known as CA Technologies.

He has one daughter, Dorothy and serves  as an elder in a congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses in New Haven, CT.

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