Update- July 2007
~~ We have been sponsored with three free air tickets by Malaysian Airlines for Ping Lian, a caregiver and myself to fly to USA in September 2007 to attend the art exhibition titled “Windows of Genius: Artwork of the Prodigious Savant” in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA.
The exhibit will feature art work and sculptures by many of the artists profiled on the web site, www.savantsyndrome.com and collected through the years by Dr. Darold Treffert,
(Rain Man Movie consultant), a renowned American psychiatrist, author of “Extraordinary People: Understanding the Savant Syndrome”.
Click the link below for the exhibition brochure
The exhibition will run from September 7, 2007 to October 12, 2007
Update- May 2007
~~ In April 2007, Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine journal had a special issue on research on autism. Ping Lian’s art work “Stable” was on the Cover of the journal. This journal is circulated to 25,000 pediatricians, mostly in the USA. This is the oldest pediatric journal in the USA, dating back 90 years.
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