Drawing Autism (Paperback)

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    Jill Mullin, MA MSEd BCBA, is a New York City-based behavior analyst who has been working with individuals with ASD since 2000.

    Temple Grandin, PhD, is considered the most accomplished adult with autism in the world. She is the author of several books, including the best sellersThe Way I See It and Animals in Translation.
    Editor Jill Mullin is the recipient of the inaugural Felix in Art Award, presented by Extreme Kids & Crew.

    "Drawing Autismhighlights an 'area where individuals with autism can have great abilities.'...Jill Mullin, a clinical therapist, explores the recurring themes in art made by people with autism."
    --New York Times Book Review

    One ofBrain Picking's Best Art, Design, and Photography Books of 2014

    "This book is a testament to the power of art to reveal the inner world of people living with ASD."
    --Publishers Weekly

    "A jaw-droppingly beautiful book."
    --Library Journal

    Included in theMilwaukee Journal-Sentinel's "96 Books For Your Summer Reading List" under "7 Visually Appealing Books"

    "Drawing Autismis not just a book about autism and art--it's a book about being human and expressing selfhood in all its beautiful, messy, complex forms. AddDrawing Autismto your wish list, tell your friends about it, and show it to your kids on the spectrum."
    --Autism/Asperger's Digest

    "Mullin, a behavior analyst, brings together fascinating works by 40 artists on the spectrum with their answers to her questions about their process."
    --The Boston Globe

    "Editor Jill Mullin has collected artwork from a host of painters and other graphic artists who are all somewhere on the spectrum. The fascinating and often lovely reprints inDrawing Autismhelp provide another perspective on the capabilities of people with autism."
    --Time Out New York

    "Mullin's clinical background in Applied Behavior Analysis, combined with more than a decade helping individuals with ASD, serve her well as the book.s curator."
    --The Portland Phoenix

    "[Editor Jill Mullin] has put together a beautiful and stimulating exhibition-in-a-book."
    --Story Circle Book Reviews

    "Drawing Autismis absolutely wonderful in its entirety."
    --Brain Pickings

    "Jill Mullin embraces the full range and spectrum of autism and artistic expression...Rich and varied images."
    --BookTrib

    "This book is like a key to opening doors across educational and medical landscapes. But perhaps even more importantly, the fact that many of the artists are able to explain what they were feeling at the time of their drawings will surely help this book find solid footing among parents, caregivers, and extended family members who have, up to this point, struggled to understand the inner workings of their precious loved one.s autistic mind."
    --New York Journal of Books

    "A book of astonishing beauty."
    --BOOKS(France)

    "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

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    ISBN 9781617751981
    Genre PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Autism Spectrum Disorders
    Format Paperback
    Pages 158
    Publisher Date 2014-03-25 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Akashic Books
    Copyright Year 2014
    Height 11.25 in
    Wdth 8.25 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 1.7 lb
    Language English
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Mullin, Jill
    Country of Origin United States

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