The Art of Autism 2018 holiday gift giving guide: buy from those on the autism spectrum

Alex Nichols

The Art of Autism recently had a call out to autistic entrepreneurs (artists, authors, etc.) for The Art of Autism 2018 Holiday Gift Buying blog post.  Below is a list of those who responded and others with books who have recent blog posts. If you are on the autism spectrum and have art, jewelry, a book or product you’d like to sell, feel free to comment below. Remember when shopping align your values with your purchases.  Share on Friday Nov. 23 #BlackFriday

JEWELRY

Baylie Nixon has a collection of autism-related jewelry on her Etsy site  – Bao Treasures. Each piece is a story. On the piece below each larger bead is painted to represent a symbol of inclusion, neurodiversity, disability, and education.

Baylie Nixon necklace
Baylie Nixon “Many Stories, One Necklace”

 

ART

Grace Goad sells  original art  and art cards – Visit https://www.facebook.com/GraceGoadAutismArt/

Grace Goad Art Cards

Alex Nichols has one-of-a-kind textile art. Visit his website at Alex Nichols Freestyle Weaving. I was at an event in September where Alex sold a ton of his one-of-a-kind art.

Alex Nichols

Anthony Lee Weng Choong sells a variety of art work – including originals and art on t-shirts, mugs, etc. (Note this is in Malaysia)

Anthony T-shirts

Kevin Hosseini sells original art, giclees, prints, and art cards. Follow him on FB.

Kevin Hosseini Purple Cow

Joel Anderson has a Zazzle shop full of products such as cards, mugs, and other products. He also sells his books and original art on his website here.

Joel Anderson Lion

Jeremy Sicile-Kira has original art and prints. He also takes commissions. His website is www.jeremysvision.com

Jeremy Sicile-Kira "The Beautiful Colors of Justice"

Austin John Jones website is www.austinjohnjones.com. He sells originals and prints.

Austin John Jones Jazz

Tanja Ackerman is a syanesthete who sees sound. She is a photographer, poet, and artist. Her website is https://tanjaackerman.com.au/

David Rubin sells his art work online. He sells his work for $50 – $100. Email Daru3@aol.com

David Rubin

 

 

BOOKS 

Tracey Cohen, Six Word Lessons on Female Asperger’s Syndrome

Tom Iland,  Come to Life: Your Guide to Self-Discovery

Holly Bridges, Reframe Your Thinking About Autism

Samantha Craft, Everyday Aspergers

Kimberly Gerry-Tucker, Under the Banana Moon: A True Story of Living, Loving, Loss and Aspergers

Colin Eldred-Cohen, The Fire Truck Who Got LostFire Truck Who Got Lost

OTHER PRODUCTS

Popcorn for the People sells popcorn and sends it across the United States. They hire all people with developmental disabilities.

John’s Crazy Socks was started by a person with Down Syndrome. They sell crazy socks!  They are also offering a $3,000 scholarship to someone on the autism spectrum. You have to design a pair of socks. Deadline Dec. 15, 2018.

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Do you have a product to sell?  Please feel free to add your website in the comments.

Header image: Textile Art by Alex Nichols

 

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