Rudy Simone is the author of six books. She founded and developed Help for Aspergers and the International Aspergirl Society®, for which she serves as president. Simone is also a composer, musician, producer and sound engineer, actor and comedian. She has released three albums and regularly gives live performances. American by birth, Simone has lived in various countries. Some of the most significant print publications, including the New York Times, the Sunday Times (of London), the Daily Mail, AERA (Japan) and Time magazine, have interviewed Simone or reported on her work.