A short documentary on the architectural artist, Stephen Wiltshire, who is an autistic savant. By Wonder World.
THINGS YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT AUTISM
- The term stems from the Greek word autos meaning “self”, autism literally means “alone”.
- Hyperlexia, the ability to read above one’s age or grade level in school, commonly accompanies autism spectrum disorder.
- Individuals with autism spectrum disorder may be very creative and find a passion and talent for music, theater, art, dance and singing quite easily.
- Many people with autism spectrum disorder are successfully living and working and contributing to the well being of others in their local communities. This is most likely to happen when appropriate services are delivered during the child’s educational years.
Billions of Windows, a documentary of Stephen Wiltshire, an autistic savant.
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