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I was diagnosed with Autism, Asperger’s at the age of 44 but it wasn’t a surprise just a relief. What led to my diagnoses though was a lifetime of anxiety, a real feeling I did “not fit in” and I suffered from episodes of depression as a result. I was unable to do anything …
10 days ago · From The Art of Autism
By Connor Long-Johnson My story begins when I was first diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome in early 2017. I naturally both needed and wanted to share my diagnosis with friends, family and co-workers. Thankfully, most of those who I told were understanding and showed me the compassion I desper…
13 days ago · From The Art of Autism
Following rules and rituals I create unique compositions. By Roland Bühlmann My music follows certain, partly unconscious rules. Following rules and rituals is typical for autistic people. My music is linear, made up of individual voices, all are more or less melodic. A kind of polyphony without con…
06.01.2021 · From The Art of Autism
It’s not weird that I’m not so good at letting go, because holding on is what I’ve always done. Letting go is new. And growing hurts. By Martine Mussies Let it Go! Let it Go! People with autism are notorious for their inability to let go – and I am no exception to this. Last…
03.01.2021 · From The Art of Autism
By Kevin Degidon https://kevindegidonspectrumart.weebly.com Kevin is a versatile artist who works in various art forms including: • Acrylic painting • Book illustration • Sculpture • Interactive art • Installation artwork • Writing Source: The Art of Autism
15.12.2020 · From The Art of Autism
By Roland Bühlmann About pinhole photography Pinhole photography is one of my favorite interests; the other is music. I play guitar and several other instruments and I record and produce my own music. I learned both special interests an an autodidactic. A third interest is reading books (criminal st…
13.12.2020 · From The Art of Autism
By Kris McElroy The holiday season is one of my favorite times of the year while also being one of the most difficult for me. I love the decorations, music, and lights of the holiday season, but I struggle with sensory overload, crowds, and the social expectations and requirements of holiday gatheri…
11.12.2020 · From The Art of Autism
By Nera Birch Knitting is one of my special interests. I learned to knit when I was in second grade, but due to abusive situations all of my life, I wasn’t allowed to pursue it the way I wanted, until now. I have very quickly become obsessed with it, as one tends to do with an autistic special inter…
09.12.2020 · From The Art of Autism
The Matchsellers is an animated poem about Tommy a veteran who finds himself homeless and begging on the streets of London. Poem by Dr. Ian C. Hale Animated by Gary Jesch Compiled by Keri Bowers The point I hoped to convey in the animation is that the sad remnants of war, and the lack of peace, ar…
07.12.2020 · From The Art of Autism
I want to see autistic characters who are Black, Latino, Asian, Jewish, Muslim, Christian, Buddhist, Indigenous, non-verbal, LGBTAQ+, and/or physically disabled By Dana Trick Recently there has been a very vocal demand for representation for diverse people of various ethnicities, religions, sexuali…
02.12.2020 · From The Art of Autism
Tal Anderson plays the character Sid on the Netflix original series Atypical. By Ron Sandison My favorite Netflix original series is Atypical. I love watching Keir Gilchrist portray Sam Gardner, a young adult with Asperger’s. I was excited to interview Tal Anderson, a young adult actress with autism…
18.11.2020 · From The Art of Autism
El Dolor del Ruido By Alan Robinson Duele cualquier palabra, prefiero el silencio duele el pasado, necesito el silencio duele el futuro, deseo el silencio duele toda conversación… soy el silencio.   Aturden, los oídos zumban, nubes en mi mirada celeste vientos en mis oídos subterráneos   …
17.11.2020 · From The Art of Autism
It’s not about what you see, it’s how I feel and that’s enough. By Ana Mei When I’m not spending time with my cats, I like to draw – mostly in silence. Ever since I was a child, I scribbled on the walls and got good grades in art education at school, but I was never go…
15.11.2020 · From The Art of Autism
By Claudia Casser “It’s Okay to Not Be Okay” is a stylish Korean drama on Netflix centered on a healing romance between a warped bitch fairy tale author and a self-sacrificing psychiatric nurse. This kind of extreme-opposites-attract is a staple of “K-Drama,” which I occasionally watch despite the a…
12.11.2020 · From The Art of Autism
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