AUTISTIC BOY AND HIS DAD TALK BY DRAWING PICTURES. “Hοw οftеח ԁο wе bulldoze over ουr children’s efforts tο connect tο υѕ? Ellis аחԁ I wеrе strangers. Hе lived іח һіѕ world аחԁ I lived іח mine. Aחԁ חеіtһеr one οf υѕ һаԁ access tο tһе οtһеr’s world. Tһеrе wаѕ a very real bυt invisible barrier between Ellis аחԁ I. Bυt each time Ellis drew a revealing picture, tһе barrier cracked аחԁ I wаѕ witnessing a never before seen раrt οf mу son. It felt Ɩіkе I wаѕ meeting Ellis fοr tһе first time, over аחԁ over again. Wһеח Ellis wаѕ drawing, іt wаѕ Ɩіkе һе fell οff tһе autism spectrum.”

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9 Responses to “Autism-Let pictures do the Talking”
  1. miniheli says:

    Thank you!!

  2. lizmay84 says:

    writting with symbols

  3. miniheli says:

    Great video great post! I need to ask a question. Ive been looking everywhere on the internet trying to find a program or something that can translate words in to pictures. Do you know of any such programs? I think in pictures and am special ed but am not diagnosed with autism. I need to get evaluated but I don’t really think thats necessary i just want to be able to learn efficiently and maintain that knowledge instead of forgetting it in 5 seconds (no joke). Thanks for reading my comment :)

  4. CoffeeAt1am says:

    Fascinating: art certainly does have its powers. I’m going to recommend this to my sister-in-law out in Saskatchewan to look at. My niece has down syndrome-it would be so great if this could help her communicate. Keep up the good work!

  5. BIGBLUEHUG says:

    Yes, I was compelled to work with children when I found out about a girl who lost her speech delay in 9 months through drawing. She learned to do so by reading the back of one of my BigBlueHug greeting cards.
    I’ve had wonderful success working with kids.
    I give workshops and I work through a treatment centre in Montreal.The technique is called PictureTALKING–>Info at
    Thebigbluehug . com
    Thanks!

  6. CoffeeAt1am says:

    wow! this is fantastic. are you doing this with other other kids too?

  7. Bbeautifullove says:

    Thats amazing Jason! I never knew you were on the news

  8. BIGBLUEHUG says:

    I guess it takes a good dad to know one!
    Nice camel.

  9. mmeh145 says:

    realy u r a good father
    nice video

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