Saturday, March 29, 2008

Expression of Autism

Amanda Bragg is an artist living with severe Autism. She has created an amazing video where she documents some of her tics and her eccentricities. Amanda doesn't speak, but uses a machine that transcribes what she types into a very mechanical voice. Through this program, she explains her feelings about autism and public reactions to her and people who share her disease. It's incredible how aware she is of everything around her, every stimulation and every emotion, probably more so than the average person. Take a look:

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