(Contemporary) Autistic Geniuses

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#Joy Adamson, naturalist, artist and author featured in Asperger’s Syndrome: A Gift or a Curse? by Michael Fitzgerald and Viktoria Lyons (former Austria-Hungary)

Michael Alexander, musician (UK)

Mikey Allcock, artist (UK)

Trent Altman, artist (USA)

#Robert Ammann, mathematician featured in Autism and Mathematical Talent by James Ioan (USA)

#Sherwood Anderson, novelist and writer of short stories featured in Writers on the Spectrum: How Autism and Asperger Syndrome Have Influenced Literary Writing by Julie Brown (USA)

Rafael Angevine, photographer (USA)

Jessica-Jane Applegate, Paralympics swimmer (UK)

W.H. Auden, poet mentioned as self-diagnosed in Auden’s Life and Character by Richard Davenport – Hines (UK/USA)

Neri Avraham, artist (Israel/USA)

Dan Aykroyd, actor, screenwriter and musician (Canada/USA)

#A. J. Ayer, philosopher featured in The Genesis of Artistic Creativity by Michael Fitzgerald (UK)

Nick Bair, artist (USA)

Chris Baker, artist (UK)

Marty Balin, singer, songwriter and musician (USA)

#Stefan Banach, mathematician mentioned in Autism in Mathematician by Ioan James (former Austria-Hungary/Soviet Union)

Rachel Barcellona, model (USA)

Jake Barnett, physics student (USA)

David Barth, artist (Netherlands)

#Béla Bartók, composer and pianist featured in The Genesis of Artistic Creativity by Michael Fitzgerald, Asperger’s and Self-Esteem: Insight and Hope through Famous Role Models by Norm Ledgin, A Guide to Asperger Syndrome by Christopher Gillberg as well as in Asperger Syndrome and High Achievement by Ioan James (Hungary/USA)

#Daisy Bates, journalist and welfare worker featured in Unstoppable Brilliance by Michael Fitzgerald and Antoinette Walker (Ireland/Australia)

Danny Beath, landscape and wildlife photographer (Germany/UK)

#Samuel Beckett, novelist, playwright, theater director and poet featured in Unstoppable Brilliance by Michael Fitzgerald and Antoinette Walker (Ireland/France)

Shawn Belanger, artist (USA)

David Bellamy, author, broadcaster, environmental campaigner and botanist (self-diagnosed) (UK)

Amber Black, athlete and reiki master healer (USA)

Lucy Blackman, author (Australia)

Gregory Blackstock, artist featured in Islands of Genius by Darold Treffert (USA)

Nekea Blagoev, artist (Australia)

Nora Blansett, artist (Canada)

Henry Bond, writer and photographer (UK)

Richard Borcherds, mathematician featured in The Essential Difference by Simon Baron-Cohen and in  The High-Flying Obsessives, an article by Karen Gold in The Guardian (2000) (self-diagnosed) (South Africa/UK)

Ellen Boudreaux, timekeeping wizard and musician featured in Islands of Genius by Darold Treffert (USA)

Dani Bowman, animator (with her own animation company) and speaker (USA)

Susan Boyle, singer, finalist of Britain’s Got Talent 2009 (UK)

Mikey Brannigan, runner (USA)

Axel Brauns, writer and filmmaker (Germany)

Luca Brecel, snooker (Belgium)

Colin Brennan, musician, Canada’s Got Talent contestant (Canada)

Phillipa “Pip” Brown (Ladyhawke), indie rock musician (New Zealand)

#Warren Buffett, business magnate and investor featured in Create Your Own Economy by Tyler Cowen (USA)

Michael Burry, physicist and hedge fund manager (self-diagnosed) (USA)

Tim Burton, film director, producer, artist, writer and animator (both he and his wife believe he has Asperger’s Syndrome) (USA)

David Byrne, musician (self-diagnosed) (UK/USA)

Eddie Callis, multi-media artist, musician and dancer (UK)

Justin Canha, artist (USA)

Jack Carl, artist (USA)

James Castle, artist (USA)

Elizabeth Catlin, mnemonist (USA)

#Bruce Chatwin, novelist and journalist featured in The Genesis of Artistic Creativity by Michael Fitzgerald (UK/France)

Caitlin Churcher, artistic gymnast (UK)

Lizzy Clark, actress (UK)

Bram Cohen, computer programmer featured in Create Your Own Economy by Tyler Cowen (self-diagnosed) (USA)

Kyle Coleman, musician (UK)

Paddy Considine, actor, film director and musician (UK)

Bekah Cook, dancer (UK)

James Cook, multi-media artist (including sand and ice artist) (USA)

#Joseph Cornell, artist and sculptor featured in Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes by Jennifer Elder (USA)

Quinn Crain, artist (USA)

#Marie Curie, physicist and chemist featured in Asperger’s and Self-Esteem: Insight and Hope through Famous Role Models by Norm Ledgin and (like her daughter) also mentioned in the January 2003 Issue of Singular Scientists in an article by Ioan James (Poland/France)

James Cusack, scientist (UK)

#Henry Darger, writer and artist featured in Not Even Wrong: Adventures in Autism by Paul Collins (USA)

Michelle Dawson, autism researcher (Canada)

Johnny Dean, singer and songwriter (UK)

Maria Deane, artist (Ireland/UK)

Tony DeBlois, musician featured in Islands of Genius by Darold Treffert (USA)

Marcy Deutsch, artist (USA)

Nicole Dimond, artist (Australia)

Jodi DiPiazza, musician and singer (USA)

#Paul Dirac, physicist featured in The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac by Graham Farmel, The Essential Difference by Simon Baron-Cohen as well as in Remarkable Physicists by Ioan James (UK)

Vincent D’Onofrio, actor, film producer, writer and singer (USA)

#Arthur C. Doyle, writer and physician featured in Genius Genes by Michael Fitzgerald and Brendan O’Brien, The Genesis of Artistic Creativity by Michael Fitzgerald as well as in Create Your Own Economy by Tyler Cowen (UK)

James Durbin, finalist on the tenth season of American Idol (USA)

Sydney Edmond, artist, poet, lecturer and classical ballet student (USA)

#Greg Egan, science fiction writer and computer programmer described as autistic in Homo Aspergerus: Evolution Stumbles Forward, an article by Gary Westfahl in Locus Online, March 6th 2006 (Australia)

Jasmin Egner, actress (Germany/UK)

#Albert Einstein, theoretical physicist featured in Genius Genes by Michael Fitzgerald and Brendan O’Brien,  Asperger’s and Self-Esteem: Insight and Hope through Famous Role Models by Norm Ledgin,  The Essential Difference by Simon Baron-Cohen, The Guide to Asperger Syndrome by Christopher Gillberg, Thinking in Pictures by Temple Grandin, Asperger Syndrome and High Achievement and Remarkable Physicists by Ioan James as well as in The High-Flying Obsessives, an article by Karen Gold in The Guardian (2000) (Germany)

Tim Ellis, magician and author (Australia)

Joseph Erber, young composer and musician (UK)

#Paul Erdős, mathematician featured in Genius Genes by Michael Fitzgerald and Brendan O’Brien (Hungary)

Marie Faverio, artist, writer (various genres incl. poetry, puzzles, aphorisms, translations and research), inventor of a secret language and musician (Australia)

Hamish Finlayson, app developer (Australia)

George Finn, math wizard and mnemonist featured in Islands of Genius by Darold Treffert (USA)

Martin Finn, musician (UK)

#Bobby Fischer, chess champion identified as possibly autistic in Unstrange Minds: Remapping the World of Autism by Roy Grinker (USA)

Tim Fischer, politician (Australia)

#Ronald Fisher, mathematician featured in Autism and Mathematical Talent by James Ioan (UK/Australia)

Carly Fleischmann, author, songwriter and entertainer (Canada)

#Dian Fossey, zoologist featured in Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes by Jennifer Elder (USA)

Robert Gagno, pinball player (Canada)

#Bill Gates, entrepreneur featured in Thinking in Pictures by Temple Grandin and in The High-Flying Obsessives, an article by Karen Gold in The Guardian (2000) (USA)

#Antoni Gaudí, architect mentioned in The Myriad Gifts of Asperger’s Syndrome by John M. Ortiz (Spain)

#Charles de Gaulle, military general and statesman featured in Genius Genes by Michael Fitzgerald and Brendan O’Brien (France)

Kimberly Gerry-Tucker, artist and writer (USA)

Calvin Glen, musician (UK)

#Kurt Gödel, logician, mathematician and philosopher featured in Genius Genes by Michael Fitzgerald and Brendan O’Brien and in Asperger Syndrome – A Gift or a Curse? by Michael Fitzgerald and Viktoria Lyons (former Austria-Hungary/USA)

Ed Goodale, singer and songwriter (UK)

#Glenn Gould, pianist featured in The Genesis of Artistic Creativity by Michael Fitzgerald, Asperger’s and Self-Esteem: Insight and Hope through Famous Role Models by Norm Ledgin, Asperger Syndrome and High Achievement by Ioan James as well as in Create Your Own Economy by Tyler Cowen (Canada)

Temple Grandin, animal behavior researcher, author and speaker featured in Islands of Genius by Darold Treffert, Asperger’s and Self-Esteem: Insight and Hope through Famous Role Models by Norm Ledgin, in Create Your Own Economy by Tyler Cowen as well as in The High-Flying Obsessives, an article by Karen Gold in The Guardian (2000) (USA)

Andrew Greenspan, musician (USA)

April Dawn Griffin, artist (Canada)

Brian Gutierrez, politician (USA)

John Hall, writer (USA)

Iris Grace Halmshaw, artist (UK)

Daryl Hannah, actress (USA)

#G. H. Hardy, mathematician featured in the article Genius, Creativity and Savantism by Michael Fitzgerald (UK)

Dan Harmon, writer and performer (USA)

#John Hartford, musician featured in Asperger’s and Self-Esteem: Insight and Hope through Famous Role Models by Norm Ledgin (USA)

Ryan Hazley, artist (UK)

#Hermann Hesse, writer featured in Create Your Own Economy by Tyler Cowen (German Empire/Switzerland)

AK Hevonen, artist and writer (Germany)

Naoki Higashida, poet and novelist (Japan)

#Patricia Highsmith, writer featured in Asperger’s Syndrome: A Gift or a Curse? by Michael Fitzgerald and Viktoria Lyons and in Asperger Syndrome and High Achievement by Ioan James (USA)

#David Hilbert, mathematician featured in Genius Genes by Michael Fitzgerald and Brendan O’Brien (former Kingdom of Prussia/Germany)

James Hobley, ballet dancer, Britain’s Got Talent 2011 (UK)

Todd Hodgetts, Paralympics athlete (Australia)

Peter Howson, artist (UK)

Luke Jackson, author and speaker (UK)

Scott James, singer (UK)

#Muhammad Ali Jinnah, lawyer,politician and founder of Pakistan featured in Did MA Jinnah, the Founder of Pakistan, Have Asperger’s Syndrome?, an article by Fitzgerald Michael, Arshad Muhammad and Aslam Uzma in Irish Psychiatrist, February/March 2005 (India/Pakistan)

#Irène Joliot-Curie, Marie Curie’s daughter, scientist mentioned as possibly having Asperger’s in the January 2003 Issue of Singular Scientists in an article by Ioan James (France)

#Keith Joseph, politician featured in Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and Creativity by Michael Fitzgerald (UK)

#James Joyce, novelist and poet featured in Unstoppable Brilliance by Michael Fitzgerald and Antoinette Walker (Ireland)

Ann Kagarise, author and photographer (USA)

#Wassily Kandinsky, artist featured in Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes by Jennifer Elder and in A Guide to Asperger Syndrome by Christopher Gillberg (former Russian Empire/France)

Clarence Kang, musician, Asia’s Got Talent 2015 (Malaysia)

#Andy Kaufman, actor featured in Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes by Jennifer Elder and in Elijah’s Cup  by Valerie Paradiz (USA)

Ido Kedar, author (USA)

Garrison Keillor, writer and humorist (USA)

Deirdre Kenney, artist (USA)

Amrit Khurana, artist (India)

Cynthia Kim, writer (USA)

#Alfred Kinsey, biologist and zoologist featured in Genius Genes by Michael Fitzgerald and Brendan O’Brien, in Asperger’s Syndrome: A Gift or a Curse? by Michael Fitzgerald and Viktoria Lyons as well as in Asperger Syndrome and High Achievement by Ioan James (USA)

Mike Korins, musician, America’s Got Talent 2016 contestant (USA)

Paul Kostabi, writer, comedian, artist, producer and technician (USA)

#Stanley Kubrick, film director, screenwriter, producer, editor and photographer featured in Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and Creativity by Michael Fitzgerald and in Asperger’s Syndrome: A Gift or a Curse? by Michael Fitzgerald and Viktoria Lyons (USA/UK)

Heather Kuzmich, model (USA)

Matthew Labyorteaux, actor (USA)

Paul Laffoley, artist and architect (USA)

Amanda Lamunyon, artist (USA)

Leslie Lemke, musician featured in Islands of Genius by Darold Treffert (USA)

Jonathan Lerman, artist featured in Islands of Genius by Darold Treffert (USA)

Anita Lesko, author (USA)

#Oscar Levant, pianist, composer, author and actor featured in Asperger’s and Self-Esteem: Insight and Hope through Famous Role Models by Norm Ledgin (USA)

#Charles Lindbergh, aviator, inventor and author featured in Genius Genes by Michael Fitzgerald and Brendan O’Brien and in Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and Creativity by Michael Fitzgerald (USA)

Deborah Locke, former detective (Australia)

Courtney Love, musician, actress and artist (USA)

#L. S. Lowry, artist featured in The Genesis of Artistic Creativity by Michael Fitzgerald (UK)

Jonas Lundström, artist (Sweden)

Flo and Kay Lyman, mnemonists featured in Islands of Genius by Darold Treffert (USA)

Michael Madore, artist (USA)

Brittany Maier, musician featured in Islands of Genius by Darold Treffert (USA)

Sam Maloney, photographer (USA)

Grant Manier, artist (USA)

Clay Marzo, surfer (USA)

#Barbara McClintock, scientist and cytogeneticist featured in Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes by Jennifer Elder (USA)

Jason McElwain, athlete (USA)

Thomas McKean, author, poet and songwriter (USA)

Travis Meeks, lead singer, guitarist and song writer (USA)

#Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev, chemist and inventor featured in the article Genius, Creativity and Savantism by Michael Fitzgerald (former Russian Empire)

Thristan Mendoza, musician (Philippines)

Wesley Metcalfe, swimmer who swam the English Channel with his team (USA)

Andrea Michael, artist (Australia)

David Militello, actor and musician, America’s Got Talent 2008 contestant (USA)

Reg Mombassa, artist and musician (New Zealand/Australia)

#Piet Mondrian, artist featured in Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes by Jennifer Elder (Netherlands/USA)

#Bernard Montgomery, army officer featured in Genius Genes by Michael Fitzgerald and Brendan O’Brien (UK)

Moontain, artist and  musician (France)

Heidi Mortenson, electronic composer, singer and producer (Denmark)

Caiseal Mór, fantasy novelist, artist and musician (Australia)

Haley Moss, artist and writer (USA)

Tito Mukhopadhyay, author and poet (India)

Les Murray, poet (self-diagnosed) (Australia)

Laura Nadine, musician (USA)

Gene Nakauchi, chess champion (Australia)

John Nash, mathematician (ASD was one of the three disorders he was diagnosed with in hospital) (USA)

Michelle Marie Newman, artist (USA)

Craig Newmark, Internet entrepreneur featured in Create Your Own Economy by Tyler Cowen (mildly self-diagnosed) (USA)

Jerry Newport, author and mathematical savant featured in Mozart and the Whale (USA)

Mary Newport, artist, musician and actress featured in Mozart and the Whale (USA)

Craig Nicholls, musician (Australia)

Gary Numan, singer and songwriter (UK)

Freddie Odom, actor, author and politician (USA)

Hikari Ōe, composer featured in Create Your Own Economy by Tyler Cowen (Japan)

Jasmine Lee O’Neill, author, artist and musician (USA)

#George Orwell, writer featured in The Genesis of Artistic Creativity and in Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and Creativity by Michael Fitzgerald (India/UK)

#Willard van Orman Quine, philosopher and logician mentioned in The Myriad Gifts of Asperger’s Syndrome by John M. Ortiz (USA)

Carissa Paccerelli, artist and writer (USA)

Tim Page, Pulitzer-Prize critic and author featured in Create Your Own Economy by Tyler Cowen (USA)

Derek Paravicini, musician (UK)

Jessica Park, artist (USA)

#Patrick Pearse, teacher, poet, writer and activist featured in Unstoppable Brilliance by Michael Fitzgerald and Antoinette Walker (Ireland)

Kim Peek, autistic savant who inspired the movie Rain Man, featured in Islands of Genius by Darold Treffert (USA)

Lars Perner, author and marketing professional (USA)

Dylan Scott Pierce, artist (USA)

Christophe Pillault, artist (France/USA)

Alex Plank, filmmaker, actor, creator of Wrong Planet (USA)

#Henri Poincaré, mathematician, theoretical physicist, engineer and philosopher of science featured in The Mind of the Mathematician by Michael Fitzgerald and Ioan James (France)

#Enoch Powell, politician, scholar and poet featured in Asperger’s Syndrome: A Gift or a Curse? by Michael Fitzgerald and Viktoria Lyons (UK)

Dawn Prince-Hughes, primate anthropologist, ethologist and author (USA)

James Henry Pullen, craftsman featured in Islands of Genius by Darold Treffert (UK)

Jeanette Purkis, author, poet, artist and speaker (Australia)

#Srinivasa Ramanujan, mathematician featured in Autism and Creativity by Michael Fitzgerald and in Asperger Syndrome and High Achievement by Ioan James (India)

Colleen Ranney, artist, author and poet (Canada)

Jo Redman, kickboxer (UK)

#Charles Richter, creator of the Richter magnitude scale mentioned as possibly having Asperger’s in Richter’s Scale: Measure of an Earthquake, Measure of a Man by Susan Elizabeth Hough (USA)

#Paul Robeson, bass singer and actor featured in Asperger’s and Self-Esteem: Insight and Hope through Famous Role Models by Norm Ledgin (USA)

#Julia Robinson, mathematician featured in Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes by Jennifer Elder (USA)

John Elder Robison, author (USA)

Sue Rubin, author (USA)

#Bertrand Russell, philosopher featured in Asperger’s Syndrome: A Gift or a Curse? by Michael Fitzgerald and Viktoria Lyons and in Asperger Syndrome and High Achievement by Ioan James (UK)

#Carl Sagan, astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist, astrobiologist and author featured in Asperger’s and Self-Esteem: Insight and Hope through Famous Role Models by Norm Ledgin (USA)

Forrest Sargent, photographer (USA)

#Erik Satie, composer and pianist featured in The Genesis of Artistic Creativity by Michael Fitzgerald, A Guide to Asperger Syndrome by Christopher Gillberg as well as in Asperger Syndrome and High Achievement by Ioan James (France)

Matt Savage, musician featured in Islands of Genius by Darold Treffert (USA)

Kaner Scott, dancer and model (UK)

Nik Sebastian, artist (USA)

Birger Sellin, author (Germany)

Amy Sequenzia, poet (USA)

Henriett Seth, author, poet and artist (Hungary)

Solomon Shereshevskii, mnemonist (Russia)

#William Shockley, physicist and inventor identified as possibly autistic in The Essential Difference by Simon Baron-Cohen (USA)

Stephen Shore, writer (USA)

Jeremy Sicile-Kira, artist and author (USA)

#Boris Sidis, psychologist, physician, psychiatrist and philosopher of education featured in The Mind of the Mathematician by Michael Fitzgerald and Ioan James (USA)

#William Sidis, mathematical and language genius featured in Asperger’s Syndrome: A Gift or a Curse? by Michael Fitzgerald and Viktoria Lyons (USA)

Rudy Simone, author, musician and actress (USA)

Jim Sinclair, first person to articulate the autism-rights position and co-founder of Autism Network International (USA)

Declan Skyes, musician (Australia)

Kambel Smith, artist (USA)

Vernon Smith, professor of economics featured in Create Your Own Economy by Tyler Cowen (USA)

Ryan Smoluk, artist (Canada)

Rosemary Stephens, artist (UK)

Michael Stobierski, artist (USA)

Sarah Stup, writer (USA)

K. J. Swan, artist (USA)

Kirtanraw Subramanian, artist (Malaysia)

Satoshi Tajiri, creator and designer of Pokemon (Japan)

Daniel Tammet, writer, translator and math wizard featured in Islands of Genius by Darold Treffert (UK)

Trevor Tao, chess champion (Australia)

Beki Tara, artist (Australia)

Benjamin Tarasewicz, musician, actor and speaker (USA)

Raj Singh Tattal, artist (UK)

Christopher Taylor, language savant (UK)

James Taylor, singer and songwriter (USA)

#Edward Teller, theoretical physicist featured in the article Genius, Creativity and Savantism by Michael Fitzgerald (former Austria-Hungary/USA)

#Nikola Tesla, inventor, engineer and physicist featured in Genius Genes by Michael Fitzgerald and Brendan O’Brien (Serbia/USA)

Cameron Thompson, mathematician (UK)

Raymond Thompson, screenwriter, composer and producer (New Zealand)

Michael Tolleson, artist (USA)

Peter Tork, musician and actor (USA)

Talina Toscano, singer and songwriter (USA)

Gilles Trehin, artist (France)

Penelope Trunk, author and businesswoman (USA)

#Alan Turing, computer scientist, mathematician and biologist featured in Asperger Syndrome and High Achievement by Ioan James and in Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes by Jennifer Elder (UK)

Bradley Turner, opera singer (UK)

#Maurice Utrillo, artist identified as possibly autistic in Asperger Syndrome and High Achievement by Ioan James (France)

#Éamon de Valera, politician featured in Unstoppable Brilliance by Michael Fitzgerald and Antoinette Walker (Ireland)

Sarah E. Vaughn, artist (USA)

Jacob Velasquez, musician (USA)

#Michael Ventris, linguist and architect identified as possibly autistic in The Essential Difference by Simon Baron-Cohen (UK)

Aleksander Vinter, musician (Norway)

Remrov Vormer, artist (Canada)

#Louis Wain, artist discussed in Louis Wain and Asperger’s Syndrome by Michael Fitzgerald (UK)

Jadyn Waiser, athlete (USA)

#Robert Walser, writer featured in Asperger’s Syndrome: A Gift or a Curse? by Michael Fitzgerald and Viktoria Lyons (Switzerland)

#Andy Warhol, artist featured in The Genesis of Artistic Creativity and  Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and Creativity by Michael Fitzgerald, Asperger Syndrome and High Achievement by Ioan James as well as in Elijah’s Cup by Valerie Paradiz (USA)

#John B. Watson, lawyer featured in Genius Genes by Michael Fitzgerald and Brendan O’Brien (UK)

Richard Wawro, artist featured in Islands of Genius by Darold Treffert (UK)

Angela Weddle, artist (USA)

#André Weil, mathematician featured in Autism and Mathematical Talent by James Ioan (France)

#Simone Weil, philosopher and activist featured in The Genesis of Artistic Creativity and Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and Creativity by Michael Fitzgerald as well as Asperger Syndrome and High Achievement by Ioan James (France/UK)

#Orson Welles, actor, director and writer featured in Asperger’s and Self-Esteem: Insight and Hope through Famous Role Models by Norm Ledgin (USA)

#H.G.Wells, writer featured in Genius Genes by Michael Fitzgerald and Brendan O’Brien (UK)

#Opal Whiteley, nature writer and diarist featured in Writers on the Spectrum: How Autism and Asperger Syndrome Have Influenced Literary Writing by Julie Brown

George Widener, artist featured in Islands of Genius by Darold Treffert (USA)

#Norbert Wiener, mathematician and philosopher featured in Genius Genes by Michael Fitzgerald and Brendan O’Brien (USA)

Blind Tom Wiggins, musician featured in Islands of Genius by Darold Treffert (USA)

Liane Holliday Willey, author and education professor (USA)

Danny Williams, artist (USA)

Donna Williams, poet, artist, author, songwriter and screenwriter (Australia)

Stephen Wiltshire, artist featured in Islands of Genius by Darold Treffert (UK)

Alexis Wineman, model (USA)

#Ludwig Wittgenstein, philosopher featured in The Genesis of Artistic Creativity and Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and Creativity by Michael Fitzgerald, A Guide to Asperger Syndrome by Christopher Gillberg, Asperger Syndrome and High Achievement by Ioan James, Thinking in Pictures by Temple Grandin,  Elijah’s Cup by Valerie Paradiz as well as in The High-Flying Obsessives, an article by Karen Gold in The Guardian (2000) (Austria/UK)

Ping Lian Yeak, artist featured in Islands of Genius by Darold Treffert (Malaysia/Australia)

#J. B. Yeats, artist featured in The Genesis of Artistic Creativity by Michael Fitzgerald (Ireland)

#W. B. Yeats, poet featured in The Genesis of Artistic Creativity and Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and Creativity by Michael Fitzgerald (Ireland)

Emma Zurcher-Long, writer, public speaker and singer featured in Unspoken (USA)

 

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