James Williams is an adult with autism. He was diagnosed at the age of 3, in 1991. He graduated from Glenbrook North High School in Northbrook, Illinois, in 2010. Today, he travels the United States lecturing on autism, and is the author of three books, OUT TO GET JACK, THE H.A.L. EXPERIMENT, and WHEN GARY COMES TO PLAY. He is also a musician that has performed at anime conventions such as DaishoCon, MetroCon, and KitsuneKon, and other venues such as National Hobo Convention, and has been the beneficiary of many biomedical interventions throughout his life.