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Meltdowns are a child’s (or an adult’s) way of communicating they are in a situation that is too much for them or they have reached their limits.  By Planet Autism There seems to be an overwhelming desire in all areas of life, to make people with autism fit into a neuro-typical (NT) way of being. Ap…
13.03.2016 · From The Art of Autism
On #NationalSuperHeroDay we revisit Face Value Comics By Debra Muzikar “We want our comic books to stand on their own merit,” Dave Kot says of Face Value Comics which boasts an Autistic superhero. Copyright 2014 Face Value Comics “I was shocked that Diamond Comic Distributors pick…
28.04.2017 · From The Art of Autism
At University Hospital Bonn in Germany over the span of two years, a video camera recorded 14 people with chronic epilepsy, each with 12 electrodes implanted in their brains, as they waited to have a seizure. The goal was to identify the source of the seizures and treat them with surgery. These peop…
22.11.2015 · From Spectrum News
Over the past 20 years, my colleagues and I have watched a group of toddlers suspected of having autism grow into adults. By working with these individuals for such a long time, we’ve been able to see how their skills and behaviors differ as children and how these individual differences change over …
21.11.2015 · From Spectrum News
Update 12/12/2016 I’m collecting favorite quotes about autism from some of my favorite people. Please share your own in the comments and if I like it, I may add it to the list. 1. “If you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism,” Dr. Stephen Sho…
12.12.2016 · From The Art of Autism
“When people read my book, will they become more understanding of those who are nonverbal? I hope so,” Kimberly Dixon, author of Under the Silence is Me, How it Feels to be Nonverbal By Ron Sandison On April 29, 1985, Jim and Marilyn Dixon were filled with joy as God blessed their family…
01.08.2017 · From The Art of Autism
I would like to rephrase Dr. Stephen Shore’s statement “If you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism,” to become “if you’ve met one person with a label, you’ve simply seen the label and not the person.” By Kurt Muzikar The definition of  neologism is “a relativ…
21.11.2015 · From The Art of Autism
“Vibrant waves of sequenced patterns emerged in my head whenever I looked at musical notes and scores. Like pieces of a mysterious puzzle solved, it was natural for me to see music and its many facets as pictures in my head. It never occurred to me that others couldn’t see what I saw.” By Stephen S…
17.06.2016 · From The Art of Autism
The post Gut feeling: How microbes shape autism appeared first on Spectrum. Source: Spectrum News
19.11.2015 · From Spectrum News
Update 4/13/2016 I’m collecting favorite quotes about autism from some of my favorite people. Please share your own in the comments and if I like it, I may add it to the list. 1. “If you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism,” Dr. Stephen Shor…
13.04.2016 · From The Art of Autism
Just last week, Microsoft announced that it will have in-built support for compatible eye tracking devices in Windows 10. What that means is that Windows 10 users will not need any special software or interface to use eye tracking devices – they will be able use an on screen keyboard, mouse an…
07.08.2017 · From Assistive Technology Blog
The Art of Autism has curated an exhibit at Sophie’s Kensington gallery. Sophie’s Gallery is a division of St. Madeline’s in El Cajon. Yesterday Allie Wagner of KUSI interviewed Art of Autism President and co-founder Keri Bowers and others who were part of the exhibit including art…
11.04.2018 · From The Art of Autism
This cartoon is courtesy of Erin Human of Human Illustrations. Source: The Art of Autism
23.06.2016 · From The Art of Autism
“Uncertainty is one of the primary human fears,” Teal Swan By Keri Bowers Being constant as it is, the world around us is always in cyclical flux; transition; expansion; growth; change and sadly, demise and destruction all at once. We bear witness to a lot of stress and challenge, especi…
05.01.2017 · From The Art of Autism
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