The last decade has seen autism become a topic of conversation the world over. Knowing no racial, ethnic or social barriers, today the complex neurological disorder is diagnosed in one in every 150 children, with boys four times more likely to be autistic than girls. Known as a spectrum disorder, autism manifests itself differently in every diagnosis. From social deficits...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published November 15th 2009 by Mark Batty Publisher
(first published 2009)
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One of my favorite quotes about choosing books comes from Tony Reinke's "Lit!" in which he writes, "For every one book that you choose to read, you must ignore ten thousand other books simply because you don't have the time (or money!)." I always keep that sentiment in mind when I'm selecting books to read, and I can honestly say that this book, Drawing Autism, is definitely worth the investment of both your time and money. I think it is so important to make an effort to understand one other, an...more
I am so excited to have won this book in a Goodreads First Reads giveaway. giveaway. My son has mild autism and loves to draw. I plan on showing him this book in the future to give him inspiration to draw his own masterpieces. I received this book today and started it tonight. The pieces I have read so far are truly inspiring.