Hello everyone. I'm Patrick [removed by moderator]. I have Asperger Syndrome and a few other things. I keep myself busy by doing art every day. I've had a few exhibitions of my work and I do talks around the country about how art therapy has helped me. I have a carer and I enjoy playing with my dog, he's a 3 year old Belgian Malinois called Chase.
I struggle with making friends, being outside on my own and find it difficult to keep calm when I experience sensory overload. I have outbursts, but since taking up art I haven't self harmed, head banged or needed to be restrained. It's been a lot better.
My medication helps, but sometimes I wish I didn't have to take it. I work off my aggression and agitation as best as I can at the gym in the mornings when it's quiet and I find that helps me for the rest of the day.
I get very tired by 8pm and sleepy, but then by 11pm I'm wide awake and restless again. It goes on waves like that.
Anyway, I just wanted to introduce myself and say hi. Here's a video of me [removed by moderator]
You can see some of my art on my site [removed by moderator]
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Hi Aspergers artist I'm a artist too and I have recently been diagnosed with Aspergers. Glad that art helps you. it's a great therapeutic tool.
Hi Asperger's Artist, I'm also an Artist, I started doing a drawing course last year and I've been really enjoying it. I've learnt a lot different techniques and I feel it's given me a completely new outlook on my life and It's something I'm very passionate about.
It's impressive you've had a few exhibitions, it's something I'd love to happen to do in the future.
It would great to hear your reply
Thank you DC