HOUSTON -

The Monarch Institute for Neurological Differences held a dedication of the John O'Quinn Campus Tuesday afternoon.

The facility in northwest Houston welcomed keynote speaker and best selling author John Elder Robison, who's on the autism spectrum and has written several books on the subject. 

Honorary dedication chair First Lady Barbra Bush also spoke at the event.

Through Private funds, the Monarch Institute empowers people with neurological differences to live independent lives and make meaningful contributions.