Corina Becker is from Kingston, Ontario, Canada. As a child, she was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder and Learning Disabilities, and then with Asperger Syndrome in her late teens. She graduated from high school as an Ontario Scholar in 2003 and was accepted into the English Honors program at Wilfrid Laurier University. While at school, she lives both in dorm and off-campus student housing, and fulfilled duties as Media Coordinator for an on-campus club. She graduated in Fall 2008 with a Bachelor’s of Art in English and is now taking Distance Education courses in the Library and Information Technician Program at Mohawk College.
In 2005 and 2006, Corina worked at Kerry’s Place Autism Services as part of the Community Education and Awareness Team, organizing the Spectrum Art Show. Now, she is the Autism Women’s Network Forum Moderator, and runs her own blog No Stereotypes Here as well as giving autism awareness presentations with Kerry’s Place. In between moderating, blogging and schoolwork, Corina writes two novels, one comic, writes and draws two webcomics (Lord of the Shepherd and Amhelaki Misadventures), paints, knits, plays flute, tries to read/watch as much manga/anime as possible, and occasionally plays a little DnD.