Art and Autism

Self expression is is a natural human desire and art is often a vehicle for this need. Not of of use will ever get our drawings or sculptures published but that does not mean it has intrinsic value in communicating something about us and how we experience our world. However, 50 have. Published in June of 2012, Drawing Autism […]

An appreciation of a very private Autistic Artist in our community

The Autistic community has long appreciated the wonderful art and experienced voice of Sanni Rosenburg, affectionately known to us as ‘Moe’. Moe is notoriously shy yet enormously talented and I have had the pleasure of speaking to her about her childhood, her present and her recent art exhibition in April. Moe has told me that […]

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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Young conductors with autism earn high marks from Cellist Matthew Barley

Hong Kong, China – Over a dozen young conductors with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) were recently provided with the opportunity to conduct a musical piece for internationally renowned cellist Matthew Barley. The 20 teens and young adults took part in two workshops that not only enabled them to participate effectively in the music making process, […]

The art of autism- part 1

I remember being handed a pencil to draw on my first day at primary school, and thinking there was an artistry in the bold black lines left on white paper by charcoal. I thought I was an artist, but to be fair, what I draw hasn’t improved that much in 30 years. Over the past […]

Austin Orelli and The Art of Autism – Part 2

Austin Orelli and Tiffany Fuller, Williamsport, Pennsylvania – The Art of Autism is a family run business which started 5 years ago when Austin, now 20 and who has autism, started to bring home drawings and paintings of animals that he had created. This is part 2 of our interview with both Austin and Tiffany. […]

Austin Orelli and The Art of Autism – Part 1

Austin Orelli and Tiffany Fuller, Williamsport, Pennsylvania – The Art of Autism is a family run business which started 5 years ago when Austin, now 20 and who has autism, started to bring home drawings and paintings of animals that he had created. Autism Daily Newscast wanted to find out more about the family and […]

Artist Paul Williams Talks About his Journey to set up ‘AIG, Artist Illustrator Graphics’.

Paul Williams, Redcar, North Yorkshire, is an artist and illustrator. He runs his own business, ‘AIG Artist Illustrator Graphics’ from which he sells his artwork. Paul has Asperger’s Syndrome. Paul states on his website: ‘Selling/commission art and promoting awareness of Asperger’s, Autism & learning difficulties using art as a way of employment & to show […]