Thoughts and illustrations on living with Asperger's Syndrome.

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Survival Kit







9 comments:

  1. COMPLETELY RELATED to the first part - though my preparatory tools are different; but the ending? WHAT? No devolution? What's that all about? ;)

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  2. Dear Matt,

    My name is Vered Seidmann and I am conducting a study on Autism and the Social Media. I am a PhD student at the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information Studies (WKWSCI), in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. I study the voice and the presence of autism as reflected in social media. The direct voice of autistic people is under-explored and I find it extremely important to listen to the unique voice of autistic people. I was wondering if I can be in touch with you for more detailed explanation.
    If you are willing, I would be very grateful to be in touch with you directly via e-mail and send you more detailed information. My e-mail address is: vered001@e.ntu.edu.sg .

    Thank you,
    Vered Seidmann

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  3. Hi Matt I just saw your kids book on Amazon and traked down your blog. Seems we have a fair bit in common, I'm an illustrator too & I just illustrated a book about ASD. My partner has been saying I have aspergers for years (but I've never had it confirmed). My son has ASD which is why we did the book, it's called Why Does Sammy Do That? I've got a blog too the latest post is about the book please if you have a minute check it out http://derangedscratchings.blogspot.co.uk/2014/12/my-illustrated-childrens-book-about.html

    I was wondering when did you discover you had aspergers and how?

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    1. Hi, thanks for stopping by. For me, it was 6 years ago. I did a lot of reading and learning until I felt comfortable self-identifying. Good luck with your book.

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    2. Thanks Matt, I've followed your blog. I like your drawing style reminds me of some cartoons Picasso did. Which books did you read?

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    3. The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome by Tony Attwood and Asperger's from the Inside Out by Michael John Carley are a good start.

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