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Can YOU Identify Who Is Autistic?

The life of a celebrity is rarely private. In a matter of moments, the media reveal stories about what they are doing, who they are with, etc. Celebrities sometimes compromise their privacy to talk about and bring awareness to health issues that they may be dealing with. One of those issues is Autism. This trivia is meant to challenge your knowledge on famous people who deal or have dealt with autism. Brought to you by @differentnotbroken. Check out our website that is dedicated to autism awareness: differentnotbroken.weebly.com

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  1. Does Tim Burton Fall Within the Autism Spectrum?

    Tim Burton is an American film director, producer, artist, writer and animator. He is known for his dark and eccentric films such as Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, and The Nightmare Before Christmas.
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    Tim Burton is an American film director, producer, artist, writer and animator. He is known for his dark and eccentric films such as Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, and The Nightmare Before Christmas.

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    Though Tim Burton has not been diagnosed with Autism, his wife, Helena Bonham Carter, believes he falls in the autistic spectrum. She informally diagnosed him with Asperger’s syndrome. While she was researching for a film, she noticed so many of the sympt

  2. Does Temple Grandin Fall Within the Autism Spectrum?

    Temple Grandin is an American professor of animal science at Colorado State University, and consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior.
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    Temple Grandin is an American professor of animal science at Colorado State University, and consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior.

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    Temple Grandin is a autism spokesperson. She publicly shares insights from her personal experience with autism. She invented the "hug box" device to calm those on the autism spectrum.

  3. Does Dan Aykoyrd Fall Within the Autism Spectrum?

    Dan Aykroyd is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, producer, screenwriter, musician and businessman. He was an original member on Saturday Night Live, conceived and starred in Ghostbusters, was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his work in the 1989 film Driving Miss Daisy, and co-founded the House of Blues chain of music venues and the Crystal Head Vodka brand.
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    Dan Aykroyd is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, producer, screenwriter, musician and businessman. He was an original member on Saturday Night Live, conceived and starred in Ghostbusters, was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his work in the 1989 film Driving Miss Daisy, and co-founded the House of Blues chain of music venues and the Crystal Head Vodka brand.

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    Aykroyd says his Asperger syndrome contributed to the inspiration for the hit movie Ghostbusters: "One of my symptoms included my obsession with ghosts and law enforcement -- I carry around a police badge with me, for example. I became obsessed by Hans Ho

  4. Did Albert Einstein Fall Within the Autism Spectrum?

    Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist. He developed the theory of relativity, and was influencial on the philosophy of science and mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc². He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics.
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    Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist. He developed the theory of relativity, and was influencial on the philosophy of science and mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc². He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics.

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    According to BBC, scientists at Oxford and Cambridge have diagnosed Albert Einstein with Asperger's Syndrome. The researchers noted that Einstein's childhood social development and his tendency to repeat phrases and sentences correlated with Autistic peop

  5. Does Daryl Hannah Fall Within the Autism Spectrum?

    Daryl Hannah is an American film actress. She is widely known for starring in Splash, Kill Bill: Vols 1 and 2 , and Blade Runner.
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    Daryl Hannah is an American film actress. She is widely known for starring in Splash, Kill Bill: Vols 1 and 2 , and Blade Runner.

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    Daryl Hannah told People magazine that when she was a child, doctors wanted to put her in an institution, but her mother refused. Hannah was shy and felt isolated by her condition. She fell in love with the movies, and ended up moving from Chicago to L.A.

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