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Temple Grandin and John Elder Robison make the Top 15 Art of Autism blogs | The Art of Autism

Temple Grandin and John Elder Robison make the Top 15 Art of Autism blogs | The Art of Autism | art and autism | Scoop.it
In the last month, John Elder Robison decided to step down from Autism Speaks, Art of Autism artists went out to lunch with Temple Grandin (who gave them some practical tips) and my son Kevin entered a psychiatric hospital.
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No gifts. Prayers for Kevin Hosseini on his 19th Birthday | The Art of Autism

No gifts. Prayers for Kevin Hosseini on his 19th Birthday | The Art of Autism | art and autism | Scoop.it
by Debra Hosseini Often I write about artists on this page. This story is personal. It's about Kevin, my son. Nineteen years ago today in a hospital in
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dual diagnoses is difficult

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Lunch with Temple Grandin - eleven recommendations for artists | The Art of Autism

Lunch with Temple Grandin - eleven recommendations for artists | The Art of Autism | art and autism | Scoop.it
Temple Grandin at lunch gives advice to aspiring artists on the autism spectrum. Eleven points are outlined below
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New Online Publication Explores Neurodiversity, Autism, Creativity, and the Arts |

New Online Publication Explores Neurodiversity, Autism, Creativity, and the Arts | | art and autism | Scoop.it
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Shout out from Oliver Sacks the "godfather of neurodiversity" and Dr. Thomas Armstrong, author of fifteen books.

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Ikea Syance Wilson's first art opening | The Art of Autism

Ikea Syance Wilson's first art opening | The Art of Autism | art and autism | Scoop.it
Ikea Syance Wilson, a twenty-year old on the autism spectrum, had her first art opening Sunday, September 1, 2013, on her 20th birthday. #autism
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Ikea has both autism and schizophrenia. Is this why she has so many talents?

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Timeline Photos | Facebook

Timeline Photos | Facebook | art and autism | Scoop.it
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A portrait of Dr. Sheldon Cooper from the series the Big Bang Theory by Mark Mullen age 20.

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Eddie – Superboy! Photographer makes his autistic child into a superhero and enters his world

Eddie – Superboy! Photographer makes his autistic child into a superhero and enters his world | art and autism | Scoop.it
We often try to make our kids fit into our world. I felt this project allowed me a foot in his world.” Matt Perko, Eddie’s dad
Eddie was only a few months old, yet Matt and Marge noticed something wasn’t right with their first-born.
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Love this photographer

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Two autism movies on Netflix Streaming | The Art of Autism

Two autism movies on Netflix Streaming | The Art of Autism | art and autism | Scoop.it
Debra Hosseini reviews Wretches and Jabbers and God is in Heaven with Nixon. She also looks at popular series Touch, Parenthood, and Doc Martin.
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No gifts. Prayers for Kevin Hosseini on his 19th Birthday | The Art of Autism

No gifts. Prayers for Kevin Hosseini on his 19th Birthday | The Art of Autism | art and autism | Scoop.it
by Debra Hosseini Often I write about artists on this page. This story is personal. It's about Kevin, my son. Nineteen years ago today in a hospital in
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Dual diagnoses, autism and schizo-affective disorder, is difficult.

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Rudy Simone - Aspergirl with haunting, emotive melodies | The Art of Autism

Rudy Simone - Aspergirl with haunting, emotive melodies | The Art of Autism | art and autism | Scoop.it
One thing I’ve learned is that no matter how many times you tell someone you have Aspergers, they won’t get it unless they have it themselves or are the rare person who speaks it as a second language.
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Our Big Brains

Our Big Brains | art and autism | Scoop.it
Are humans the brainiest creatures on the planet?

Via Ioannis
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Ashley Deemer's curator insight, October 27, 2013 10:04 PM

Dolphins have an extra hemisphere and can hear sound in hertz up to 200,000 hertz while us humans can hear about 45000 hertz in comparison! the amazing dolphin

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New thrift store employs those with autism - WRAL.com

New thrift store employs those with autism - WRAL.com | art and autism | Scoop.it
New thrift store employs those with autism
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29 in Litchford Village, has a unique mission to employ and train older teens and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities.
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Debra Hosseini's curator insight, August 20, 2013 9:26 AM

We need more programs like this!

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Living in a geometric universe - on being an autistic synaesthete | The Art of Autism

Living in a geometric universe - on being an autistic synaesthete | The Art of Autism | art and autism | Scoop.it
Patrick Jasper Lee has given The Art of Autism permission to reprint his latest blog Living in a Geometric Universe - On Being an Autistic Synaesthete.
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New book Painted Words by Judy Endow shares the autistic experience | The Art of Autism

Judy Endow's new book Painted Words is destined to be a classic. Diagnosed with autism after her son was diagnosed with Aspergers, she has something to say about the autistic experience.
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New thrift store employs those with autism - WRAL.com

New thrift store employs those with autism - WRAL.com | art and autism | Scoop.it
New thrift store employs those with autism
WRAL.com
29 in Litchford Village, has a unique mission to employ and train older teens and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities.
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We need more programs like this!

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