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“For while we have our eyes of the future, history has its eyes on us. This is the era of just redemption we feared at its inception.” Amanda Gorman Compiled by Keri Bowers The Art of Autism recognizes the vital historical contributions made by black Americans throughout history via the eyes and art…
3 days ago · From The Art of Autism
By Austin John Jones For me, purpose is subjective; it’s based on how I feel. If I feel like I have a specific purpose in life, that motivates me. But sometimes I think purpose is a human idea someone made up to give me comfort. From what I can tell, people who feel like they have purpose get up eve…
21.08.2019 · From The Art of Autism
By Austin John Jones I want to talk about something very personal to me: relationships. I have had fairly minimal experience with being in relationships. I have had 4 online dating relationships (which didn’t work out), and I would say 2 “serious” real life relationships. One of them is the current …
21.06.2019 · From The Art of Autism
It’s like a cloud of electricity is filling my brain and then slowly explodes inside my head. By Austin John Jones My experience with brain spasms or out of body moments is pretty minimal compared to more severe people on the spectrum, but I want to discuss my experiences with certain brain dysfunct…
29.03.2019 · From The Art of Autism
“you get line dancing, you get the dance trains going on, you get party circles happening, dance-offs, air guitar  …” By Austin John Jones This blog post is all about fun and releasing excess energy. This time I am going to talk about what I like to call “Random Public Dance P…
18.09.2018 · From The Art of Autism
Austin shares what it is like to have a panic attack and wants others to share their experiences. By Austin John Jones What I am about to talk about I think is a very personal experience for me. However, I want to tell you about it because I know I can’t be the only person on earth who has felt this…
15.08.2018 · From The Art of Autism
“…if you want to LIVE TO YOUR FULLEST POTENTIAL, and live a good life that you can die being happy with, you need to put yourself out there. You need to interact.” By Austin John Jones Socializing can be difficult for people on the spectrum. Ever had those moments where you want to…
26.07.2018 · From The Art of Autism
How does it make you feel to know you are different from others? By Austin John Jones You ever feel like a black sheep in a flock of regular sheep? You ever feel like a zebra in a group of horses? You ever feel like you know you are the same as everyone else, but you just still feel different from e…
20.06.2018 · From The Art of Autism
“Maybe if I can skydive, I might someday feel secure enough and steady enough to sit in conversations with people and not play on my phone. “ By Austin John Jones Do you ever get that feeling that you think you might want something, but you aren’t exactly sure? Like you can’t make …
01.06.2018 · From The Art of Autism
By Austin John Jones Last time I talked about an “Over-Fascination with Certain Subjects That Everyone Else Thinks Are Dumb Or Pointless.” Another thing like that is when you do things over and over again. A lot. Getting up in the morning, taking your medication, listening to the same song over and…
07.05.2018 · From The Art of Autism
By Austin John Jones Austin: “Alright everybody, time to feel excited! And I mean, REALLY EXCITED!” Audience: “About what Austin?!” Austin: “About WHAAAALES!!! WHAAAAAAAAAAAAAALES!!!!!” Audience: “Uh…what?” Have you ever been in this situation? Have you ever felt like you were talking an alien lang…
13.04.2018 · From The Art of Autism
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
By Austin John Jones Hello readers, have you ever felt that feeling? That really AWFUL feeling? That feeling when you feel like you are stuck in a hole and you can’t climb out? Maybe that feeling when all you want to do is lie down and just curl up and die? Or maybe that feeling when you feel like e…
10.03.2018 · From The Art of Autism
…here is the secret; I learned not all change is bad. And I started understanding how wonderful a thing change can be in your life. By Austin John Jones I’m just gonna be honest. Change sucks. A lot. It’s actually really scary; especially for people on the Autism Spectrum. I’m no…
21.02.2018 · From The Art of Autism
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