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Hullo all! My name is Anie, I'm autistic, and I wrote/illustrated a book on what it's like to live in my head. Visuals of my oversensitive sensory system, the surreal nature of living with Synesthesia, illustrated maps of social/sensory theories I've made to make sense of the world, the history of the people who live in my head, and more. Temple Grandin says; "I looked up...more
Paperback, 330 pages
Published February 29th 2012 by CreateSpace
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Thomas Pluck
It takes a brave person to bare all; we all wear layers of masks, and some people you never truly know. This is a glimpse into the mind of an artist with autism and synesthesia, and explains how she sees the world through frank writing and beautiful paintings and digital art. It explores what outsiders in our culture do to survive, how we learn to interact with people who tilt their heads and consider us as one might a strange dog. I found much of this book refreshingly familiar- she goes into d...more
Lucy
this book is AMAZING! you get a perspective on how people with autism, synesthesia, and other disorders function day-to-day. Anie Knipping is an amazing illustrater and author and provides maps, diagrams, pictures, and endless pages of her life. I DEFINITALEY reccomend, very "deep" and inspiring read. sometimes a little boring but read!
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My name is Anie, I'm autistic, and I wrote/illustrated a book on what it's like to live in my head. Visuals of my oversensitive sensory system, the surreal nature of living with Synesthesia, illustrated maps of social/sensory theories I've made to make sense of the world, the history of the people who live in my head, and more.

I'm a social autistic, a layabout with Panic/Anxiety Disorder, and a ha...more
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