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Drawing autism [electronic resource]. Jill Mullin.

By: Mullin, Jill
Material type: TextTextPublisher: 2019Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781617752087 (electronic bk)Subject(s): Across the lifespan | Giftedness | Special interests | Art and music therapiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: No titleOther classification: ART013000 | FAM048000 | PSY034000 Online resources: Click to access digital title. | Excerpt Sample | Image Large cover image | Thumbnail Thumbnail cover image Summary: This "jaw-droppingly beautiful book" explores the work and creative process of artists diagnosed with ASD, with a foreword by Temple Grandin ( Library Journal ). In this volume, behavior analyst and educator Jill Mullin has assembled a staggering array of work from established artists with autism like Gregory Blackstock and Jessica Park, as well as many who are unknown but no less talented. Their creations, coupled with artist interviews, comprise a fascinating and compelling book that serves to educate and inspire anyone who knows someone diagnosed with ASD. Mullin's introduction and the foreword by bestselling author Temple Grandin also provide an overview of autism, and advocate for nurturing the talents, artistic and otherwise, of autistic individuals. "What is the actual experience of living with autism in a deep-felt sense, beyond the social stereotypes and headline-worthy superskills? Drawing Autism , a celebration of the artistry and self-expression found in artwork by people diagnosed with autism, explores just that. The stunning volume features works by more than fifty international contributors, from children to established artists, that illustrate the rich multiplicity of the condition." The Atlantic. "Mullin . . . brings together fascinating works by 40 artists on the spectrum with their answers to her questions about their process." The Boston Globe. "A testament to the power of art to reveal the inner world of people living with ASD." Publishers Weekly
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This "jaw-droppingly beautiful book" explores the work and creative process of artists diagnosed with ASD, with a foreword by Temple Grandin ( Library Journal ). In this volume, behavior analyst and educator Jill Mullin has assembled a staggering array of work from established artists with autism like Gregory Blackstock and Jessica Park, as well as many who are unknown but no less talented. Their creations, coupled with artist interviews, comprise a fascinating and compelling book that serves to educate and inspire anyone who knows someone diagnosed with ASD. Mullin's introduction and the foreword by bestselling author Temple Grandin also provide an overview of autism, and advocate for nurturing the talents, artistic and otherwise, of autistic individuals. "What is the actual experience of living with autism in a deep-felt sense, beyond the social stereotypes and headline-worthy superskills? Drawing Autism , a celebration of the artistry and self-expression found in artwork by people diagnosed with autism, explores just that. The stunning volume features works by more than fifty international contributors, from children to established artists, that illustrate the rich multiplicity of the condition." The Atlantic. "Mullin . . . brings together fascinating works by 40 artists on the spectrum with their answers to her questions about their process." The Boston Globe. "A testament to the power of art to reveal the inner world of people living with ASD." Publishers Weekly

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