Pulitzer Prize winning American journalist and best-selling author Ronald Steven “Ron” Suskind was the keynote speaker at The Moore Center’s Annual Celebration on November 6th from 5 to 8 p.m., at Brady Sullivan Plaza, 1000 Elm Street, Manchester.
Suskind was the senior national affairs writer for The Wall Street Journal from 1993 to 2000 and has published the books A Hope in the Unseen, The Price of Loyalty, The One Percent Doctrine, The Way of the World, Confidence Men, and his memoir Life, Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism, the real-life story of Owen Suskind, the son of Suskind and his wife, Corneilia, who was born with Autism.
Suskind won the 1995 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing for articles in the Wall Street Journal that became the starting point for his first book, A Hope in the Unseen. Suskind has written books on the George W. Bush Administration, the Barack Obama Administration, and related issues of the United States’ use of power.
“Early Supports and Services (ESS) is at the heart of the comprehensive services The Moore Center offers for children between birth and age three and their families, and Autism Protocol Services build upon these services,” said Moore Center President and CEO Paul Boynton. “ All of these services are designed to assist children who have Autism to achieve their optimum potential and live a good life, and that’s why I’m thrilled to have someone like Ron as our keynote speaker as he is all about finding ways to live the best life possible.”
The Moore Center Annual Celebration is a revered event in the community and an important evening for The Moore Center, an organization that has served people with intellectual, developmental and personal challenges for more than 50 years.