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A True Success Story Of An Artist With Autism

A True Success Story Of An Artist With Autism

By Nadia Shanab | autism, general advice, tips

Ryan Medlock, from Camberley Australia, is a talented university graduate with a Masters Degree in children’s books illustration. Thirty year old Ryan has high functioning autism. Even though he managed to successfully complete his Masters Degree, he couldn’t hold down a job in an office with a large group of people. Yet he was not

Autistic Savants

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

Some people with autism are called savants (or ‘knowing person’ from french). These people are blessed with an extraordinary, outstanding, sharp talent in a certain area. It could be math, art, language, memory, …among other subjects. 1- The calender calculator, for example, is a person who can tell the day of the week of any