autistic savant


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autistic savant

n.
A person with savant syndrome.
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Timothy Maloney, Glenn Gould" Autistic Savant, in SOUNDING OFF: THEORIZING DISABILITY IN MUSIC 121, 121-35 (Neil Lerner & Joseph N.
Fast forward to 2004 and we're back in The Land, where Avery faces a new battle with Lord Foul, the Despiser, not only to save the once beautiful world into which she is hurled but also to rescue her adopted autistic savant son.
The autistic savant as a kind of wired angel contrasts with the Touretter, whose explosive energies mark him as a member of the devil's party.
1995) found autistic savant artists and artistically talented normal children were much faster on a block design task than controls matched for mental age and diagnosis.
Raymond is an autistic savant, confined to an asylum in Cincinnati.
Take Dance the Green for example, cited in a recent Globe and Mail article screenwriter Barry Morrow, an avid golfer and devotee of all things Moe Norman, was interested in Moe for the same reasons that led to Rain Man, in which Dustin Hoffman played an autistic savant.
UBS colleagues called him Rain Man after Dustin Hoffman's character in the 1998 movie - an autistic savant with a gift for numbers.
He plays Nathan, an autistic savant teenager, who struggles to connect emotionally with people around him including his caring mother, Julie (Sally Hawkins).
When a possibly-too-close military family suddenly comes unsprung, the eldest daughter, Farley, gives up her dreams to care for her brother, William, an autistic savant.
The event will feature George Widener, the gifted autistic savant, genius and calendar artist and also 'Anna' (as Suniel Shetty is fondly called) who is equally known for his passion to help the underprivileged.
Playing the part of autistic savant Raymond Babbitt is a long way from playing the laddish Tony in Men Behaving Badly, but Morrissey pulls it off.