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“Be thankful for autism. God shines brightest in weakness, and it comes with strengths that enable us to fill certain job roles better than others would (a talent, if you will).” Peter Lantz By Ron Sandison Recently I had the opportunity to interview Peter Lantz about his career creating…
13.06.2018 · From The Art of Autism
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. The Art of Autism is focusing on blogs of those who have a dual-diagnosis. By Jacqueline Lee At the beginning of January, I started two government internships concurrently. The first internship was a paid one which essentially laid me off once they were done – w…
15.05.2018 · From The Art of Autism
A story of accompanying my younger brother to his Senior Prom. By Elizabeth Osborn He wags his tail when he’s happy … my 17-year old brother that is. He has Asperger Syndrome. He’s a Senior in High School and I know he’s happy when he wags his tail like our puppy dog. His smile is so big that …
01.05.2018 · From The Art of Autism
By Ryan Smoluk I have always been fascinated by the National Geographic magazine. The photographs are amazing. It helped to connect me to the world around me. That was back in the days before the internet. Looking back now I understand that the magazine helped develop my artistic ability and encoura…
30.04.2018 · From The Art of Autism
Update 4/24/2018 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…
25.04.2018 · From The Art of Autism
Ian’s Reading Circle April is Autism Acceptance Month. I’m not sure what that means as I can’t imagine not accepting autism as a way of being, a way of experiencing the world. But I also know that many individuals need help along the way. Please take some time this month (and every…
21.04.2018 · From Autistry Studios
By Stephie King I was going stir crazy as usual. I needed an outlet. My modus operandi was to be emotional while having no outlet and to seek emotionlessness in thought. I stifled myself until I couldn’t handle stress. Usually I would cry. I used to cry all day. This went on for years. Over se…
29.03.2018 · From The Art of Autism
“Roman J. Israel, Esq.” takes a unique approach as a film about autism since its portrayal is made from the vantage point of an African-American lawyer with Asperger’s Syndrome,” Nils Skudra By Nils Skudra On a recent occasion I had the opportunity to watch the film “Roman J. Israel, Esq.,” s…
18.03.2018 · From The Art of Autism
An interview with Joe Biel, founder of Microcosm Publishing, and author of “Good Trouble: Building a Successful Life & Business with Asperger’s” What age were you when you were diagnosed with Aspergers? I was 32 when I was ​first ​diagnosed​ with 99% certainty and I was 37 whe…
01.03.2018 · From The Art of Autism
I received this video “Misconceptions about Asperger’s Syndrome” through my email last week from Daniel Jones of Aspie World and thought it quite good. Daniel has 28,000 youtube subscribers. Here is an interview with Daniel Jones. How old are you? I am 31 Where do you live? I li…
22.02.2018 · From The Art of Autism
By Ron Sandison An interview with life coach and student mentor Caitlin Smith 1. How old were your when you were diagnosed with Asperger’s? I was officially diagnosed with Asperger’s when I was fifteen when my parents finally decided to take me to get evaluated after years of struggle, anxiety, and…
17.02.2018 · From The Art of Autism
Update 2/6/2018 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 Shore…
07.02.2018 · From The Art of Autism
Over 8,000 works of passenger art have been created on Delta flight attendant Jewely Van Valin’s flights By Debra Muzikar After 9/11 airline passengers were more irritable because of heightened security and a reduction in amenities. Delta Air Lines’ flight attendant Jewely Van Valin wanted to …
30.12.2017 · From The Art of Autism
2017 – what a fabulous year! Last December I wrote that we were “ready to roll up our sleeves and take Autistry to the next level”. I am happy to report that we did just that. We received our Community Care License, became vendorized by the Golden Gate Regional Center, launched the…
27.12.2017 · From Autistry Studios
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