11-Year-Old Boy With Autism Draws World Map From Memory

Autism is a very complex disorder that can make it challenging for people to communicate, however, autism can sometimes enhance a persons creative talents. A teacher in New York, whose 11-year-old son has autism brought him into her class. While in her class he grabbed dry-erase marker, stood on a chair and started drawing on the board. What he did next shocked all the students in her class as he drew a detailed and accurate world map…all from memory! The map included all the country boundaries, small islands, and territories. One of the students took a picture and her father uploaded them to Reddit, where it went viral. This story is a great example of the unique gifts of children with autism, what some of your child’s creative talents?




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