Young adult with autism calls his learning difference a gift.

Mansfield, OH – Young adult with autism, Aaron Beers, calls his learning difference a gift. He was diagnosed with autism at the age of two when his mother Linda Beers, noticed he had regressed from walking, back to crawling and babbling. It was hard to communicate with him but once he got his glasses at […]

ArtSpeak Expressive Arts Enrichment Program for Children with Autism

The Foundation For Lee County Schools, Inc., Florida, ArtSpeak, – is a visual arts program designed to serve children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs). The information about the program on the website states: ‘ArtSpeak works with the students’ individual expression of creativity, reinforcing their accomplishments with positive statements throughout the art activity. The ArtSpeak program […]

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Classes help individuals with autism to express themselves through art

Stretford, UK– A local woman with a passion for creative expression and a desire to help others has started an art class for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in her community. Alice Darlington, the coordinator of the Create and Sell classes, initially used art as a form of therapy after the sudden death of […]

Pure Visions studio helps artists with autism develop their talent

New York, NY – A local art studio has provided over 40 young artists on the autism spectrum with the opportunity to develop their artistic skills and share their work with the public. Developed by Shield Institute in 2002, Pure Visions is a specially designed studio that serves as a creative outlet providing those on the […]

Perceptions: Raising autism awareness in Dhabi through artworks

Abu Dhabi, UAE — Emirati students created artworks that showcase how they perceive the experiences of children on the autism spectrum. The students, who were first requested to spend time with the children of the Abu Dhabi Autism Centre, drew inspiration from the youngsters they met at the center. The activity was part of an […]

Singapore radio station auctions art for Autsim Association Singapore

Singapore – Lush 99.5FM along with eight Singapore artists are auctioning off art to raise money and autism awareness for the non-profit Autism Association (Singapore) (AAS) . The participating artists include Sandra Riley Tang of The Sam Willows, Andy Yang, Jonathan Kiat, Little Ong, Heider Ismail, Marc Gabriel, Eric Foenander and “Sticker Lady” Samantha Lo […]

Boy with Autism inspired by graffiti

Modesto, CA – Boy with autism, Kingston Lara was only 2 when he fell in love with a spray painted mural near Leos Market at H and Third street in 2012. Like most others on the spectrum, Kingston lacked the language skills to show his appreciation for the wall art, but his mother knew from […]

Iris Grace Painting – an inspiring 4 year old little girl who paints Part 1

  Iris Grace – is a 4 year old little girl who is preverbal and has autism. She has an extraordinary talent; she paints and she expresses herself through her paintings. The website Iris Grace Painting indeed uses the tagline, ‘Imagine Create Inspire’ and this is exactly what this little girl does. Below are some […]

Iris Grace Painting – an inspiring 4 year old little girl who paints Part 2

Iris Grace – is a 4 year old little girl who is preverbal and has autism. She has an extraordinary talent; she paints and she expresses herself through her paintings. This is part 2 of our interview with Arabella Carter-Johnson, Iris’s mother. Part 1 can be read here Iris was diagnosed as having autism at […]

“Big Swanky Art Show,” Showcases Artists with Autism

Oklahoma City -Last week, Paseo Art district showcased 13 artists with autism this past weekend at Rainbow Fleet with a yearly show called “Big Swanky Art Show.” The artists featured all came from Big Swanky Art Camp, a two week summer camp for all artists with autism. Works ranged from 23-year-old Michelle Cross’s vibrantly painted […]