I am an Autistic savant with bi-lateral temporal-parietal hypoperfusion in my brain, which areas include the left anterior temporal Classic Signature of a savant. This makes me "Think In Pictures" like Temple Grandin describes as the way some of us on the Autism spectrumites use and interpret language. It also means, at the same time I can draw and paint AMAZING artworks, I have tremendous difficulties with hearing - speaking - reading letters -- and writing.
I'm going to further develop this page to talk about my Autistic savant profile in more depth - and the subject of writing.
I wanted to post my pictures of how I began to learn the Russian language -- I made BIG hanging Cyrillic Russian alphabets and hung them in every room in my University apartment to immerse myself.
Russian came very easily to me in terms of reading - writing - and speaking, which I attribute to my 3-D "Thinking in Pictures" brain neurology having enhanced my ability to interpret Cyrillic language symbols better because they the same as drawings and paintings. Here is a picture of my Russian alphabet I found:
In case anyone is interested, as a "Thinking in Pictures" Autistic savant, I DO have a FAVORITE Russian Cyrillic letter ! Middle, below:
Soon, I was having actual writing lessons in Russian:
Soon, I was writing sentences in Russian and on it went ...
I wanted to post my pictures of how I began to learn the Arabic language -- I made BIG hanging Arabic alphabets and hung them in every room in my University apartment to immerse myself (searching for picture).
Arabic was not as easy for me in terms of speaking, but was in terms of reading - writing. I started with the alphabet:
Soon, I was having actual writing lessons in Arabic:
Soon, I was writing sentences in Arabic and on it went ...