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Autistic Boy Can Draw Landscapes From Memory - Real Stories

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Watch the full documentary: https://youtu.be/phkNgC8Vxj4 Stephen Wiltshire can draw incredibly details landscapes using his memory alone. Want to watch more full-length Documentaries? Click here: http://bit.ly/1GOzpIu Follow us on Twitter for more - https://twitter.com/realstoriesdocs Instagram - @realstoriesdocs Produced by September Films. Content licensed from DCD Rights. Any queries, please contact us at: [email protected]
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Nuttinlikeit (2 months ago)
1:22 what makes people's eyes all googly like that?
Clorpy (3 months ago)
My friend can tell you what day of the week any date falls on
Mohamed Naffiran (5 months ago)
Incredible, but one thing I don’t understand 100k people watched this and yet only 1k-2k people have liked this
AllysMel JA (5 months ago)
They're awesome enough actually...love them as well 😍😍🙏
QUEEN REAL (5 months ago)
Awww Subscribe me please am new to this👌💘💯
like this comment or die (6 months ago)
He seems normal for me.
BoundlessSalvation23 (6 months ago)
1 day before my birthday. Sick.
Amelia (9 months ago)
omg i love these u have no idea
MommyVibeAndHerTribe (9 months ago)
wow amazing
BrandonJustPlays Δ (1 year ago)
His drawing at 6 is better than mine And I'm 14
Carolina Thamrin (1 year ago)
Yasmine X (1 year ago)
Autism is only seen as a disability because it doesn’t fit in with the majority. The brain doesn’t function the same way as the rest
Stephen Owesney (1 year ago)
Okay it may disable the functioning of your life but it doesn't mean that there is something intrinsically wrong with you or something to be fixed, you experience hypersensitive sensory information because your brain is literally hyper-connected, hyperactive, hyper-communicative, and hyper-functional in a micro circuit context. Autistic brains have way more synapses and neurons than average except in areas directly due to social functioning such as non verbal communication and face reading
Pete Bloczynski (1 year ago)
It's seen as a disability because it is one. Autism isn't just social awkwardness. Most autistic people have an intellectual disability (mild to severe), learning disorder, epilepsy, or gastrointestinal issues, etc. Many don't talk until 3 or older or even ever. I for one can't be in a classroom or even low noise level room for long because for me it's super loud and I can feel my eardrums pounding in my head. I can't focus well on conversations or lessons. Many autistic people don't understand idioms, metaphors, and it's hard to read facial expressions. It's definitely a disability. If one person is whispering in an otherwise quiet classroom the only thing I can hear is their whispering and I can't even read or draw because to me their voice is just so incredibly loud. For some people, they aren't effected as badly and for them it isn't a disability, just a part of their lives, but for many it is a disability and a part of their lives.
FSEVENMAN (1 year ago)
autistic? I think you mean artistic.....
Laurie Cestnick (1 year ago)
Stephen Wiltshire and other stories in this short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=417&v=1fl9lDR7oaM
Mason J (1 year ago)
I have a cousin with Autism and he’s self taught at playing guitar and he’s really good at it
SniperNinja-115 (1 year ago)
much love :)) black_heart*..
Ryan Sweeney (1 year ago)
We are wasting his life using his time drawing buildings that already exist. Government should be using him to design the cities of the future
Im Asian (1 year ago)
Ryan Sweeney if you're an artist you would know art gives joy and how the joy feels
Ixactl (1 year ago)
Roman Soiko (1 year ago)
I speak 12 languages and I also was diagnosed with autism this is another version of pity party and institutional ableism it must stop I cannot watch this
Caleb Ellis (1 year ago)
I can so relate to this, tho he's a way better drawer than I
Charlie Green (1 year ago)
I have autism and I love drawing
Charlie Green me too I ANIMATE Drawings And make Comic Strips!
Ellis934 (1 year ago)
I use to have autism when I was a little boy like him, but then Something cure My autism When I turned 10. I started to do my Talent more Professional In my life =D. Having Autism can be hard Sense now, but I'll rather stick at doing ur own talent For a dream.
Pete Bloczynski (1 year ago)
autism doesn't go away though.
Sophie x (1 year ago)
I have autism
dancing queen (1 year ago)
Aw hes cute 😲😁
Howling Burd19 (2 years ago)
One of my best friends has autism, but he got STRAIGHT A's this year, on a normal course! Unbelievable, right!? :D
Stephen Owesney (1 year ago)
Why is that unbelievable to you? I have high functioning autism and I have straight As in nearly all AP and Honors courses ( not trying to be pompous just providing a counter-example ) You know if you have a high IQ autism generally acts as an advantage in a lot of areas.
Combat Ghost (2 years ago)
This kid has a gift amazing
English Cloud (2 years ago)
How can it be called a disability? Yes, they suffer from social and emotional difficulties but a lot of autistic people are immensely talented.
British Shorthair (4 months ago)
if i literally can't interact with humans very well then im disabled. but there are a spectrum of autism and he is not the worst case. I've read about worse cases, he at least interacts with people and emits some emotions tbh.
muntu1221 (9 months ago)
English Cloud You answered your own question lol
bylilybee (11 months ago)
It is a disability. It's the same thing that causes our issues, or disabilities that fuels our 'talents'. Our brains are wired differently. One autistic person doesn't 'suffer' more than another simply because they're non verbal, etc. We all have difficulties and strengths. The spectrum isn't a simple line of 'less autistic/more capable' to 'more autistic/less capable' it's a colour wheel of different difficulties.
Pete Bloczynski (1 year ago)
There's varying levels. Most autistic people have an intellectual disability ranging from mild to severe.
yaniel perez (1 year ago)
English Cloud like a girl licking a tv for the rest of her life, amazing
Rusty Shackleford (2 years ago)
He's not autistic he's Artistic.
@Abner Balboa no there is a clear difference
Abner Balboa (11 months ago)
Jim Rhine the way they pronounce both of the words sounds the same lool
DartTheLad (2 years ago)
I have High Functioning Autism and I find it horrible that some people think that all Autistic people are stupid and brainless, not every autistic person is like that, some autistic people just are normal but just have problems with socialising
random piano (2 months ago)
same it sucks people think im stupid. but guess which kids always ask help on a quiz from me. lol they're hypocrits .
RosePyxel (2 years ago)
maybe! i havent been diagnosed since my parents wont take me -_-
DartTheLad (2 years ago)
I'd say your High Functioning like me
RosePyxel (2 years ago)
Mad Yes yeeess. Im autistic too but i cant tell if im high or low functioning lol
Xx Euphoria (2 years ago)
wow DAT kid is an artist!
E Quality (2 years ago)
The human brain is pretty strange!
Sym Simi (2 years ago)
soooo amazing!!! he is very talented!
gii tii (2 years ago)
america is so weird, why does everyone have to something? everyone has mental illness? now everyone is gay or transgender? I don't understand where America is going with this but all I can think of is divide and conquer.
Clorox Bitch (2 years ago)
He drew that. PREACH
katiee 33 (2 years ago)
my mum works in a school for children with autism and the smartest one in her class brought a pumpkin into class and kept it in his tray all day so he is really smart
OLD TRASH (2 years ago)
I can draw and animate well without sketching?
Spencer Williams (2 years ago)
His drawing is so much better than mine
YouTube guy 35 (2 years ago)
Every autistic kid I know is genius and one kid can name any movie and the whole cast and the whole plot and everything that happens
YouTube guy 35 (2 years ago)
I thought he was mute and now he's talking
Pete Bloczynski (1 year ago)
mute as a kid, verbal as an adult.
Sooooo he has a photographic memory then?
DopeMusic HQ (2 years ago)
i love this guy
Jovan Savic (2 years ago)
If giving autisam is doing more bad then good WHY THE HECK DO YOU STILL GIVE IT TO CHILDREN??????
Octopi Productions (2 years ago)
You can't GIVE children autism kids are born with it jeez I know that and I'm 9
sal (2 years ago)
Jovan Savic really cant tell if you're autistic or not. no offense for people with autism.
K888 (2 years ago)
Autism should seriously not be a disability, It's more of a power or a miracle. Autistic people are so different from everyone else and they always have something they are extremely good at.
Pete Bloczynski (1 year ago)
It's definitely a disability lmao. Most documentaries are about either savants (like this guy) or people with Aspergers but most autistic people have intellectual disabilities, ranging from mild to severe. A lot of them end up having to be cared for all their lives. Epilepsy, gastrointestinal issues, etc. are super common with autistic people.
Ariella Sinistaj (2 years ago)
When he laughed at @1:02 I just sighed and said "aw bless him" I'm even religious 😂
Dani Du_Soleil (9 months ago)
Savasage I guess she meant "I'm *not* even religious"
T2 Splash (2 years ago)
Ariella Sinistaj
Savasage (2 years ago)
what does you being religious have to do with anything?
BULL HORNS225 (2 years ago)
Stephen you. shuld be a architect
MsTheYamification (2 years ago)
this is so nice
Keith Evans (2 years ago)
I know someone with autism who is amazing at baking and won the great British bake off!! I bow down to autistic people they r amazing
left for lionheart (2 years ago)
Which year did he win Bake Off?
Melanie Muñiz (2 years ago)
The eyes from the man are crossed
Lilibeth Quiroz (2 years ago)
I have autism
Elizabeth Johnson (2 years ago)
My 5 year old brother has autism and it's his bday tomorrow :3 he draws a lot and he loves to draw his "potato people" 😂😂
Elizabeth Johnson (2 years ago)
kibwii I will 😂
SofieEpic (2 years ago)
Elizabeth Johnson haha🎁🎉🎊 tell him happy birthday lol😂
FIGHT ME (2 years ago)
He reminds me of my oldest brother, he has autism and he's bloody brilliant! He's amazing at programming, and I love him to death (:
Zuxlshl (4 months ago)
I have a dream with art and animation and i like to do alot! Meh autistic
LiamTheZombieGamer 420 (2 years ago)
Cupcakes76 (2 years ago)
im happy that the boy learned that he is good for something :3 i dont want anyone with disibillites to feel like garbage
I love his accent!!!
this boy is so beautiful and inspiring
Awkward Bean (2 years ago)
My friend has Autism and I don't know why people think that they are stupid and annoying because she is the top of my class and the best friend I ever have ☺️👱🏼‍♀️
Stephen Owesney (1 year ago)
Not most, Asperger's syndrome has been added to the autistic spectrum meaning now anyone can be autistic, with genius IQ or with imbecilic IQ
Pete Bloczynski (1 year ago)
People think they're "stupid" because most autistic people are actually intellectually disabled but yeah it's dumb to think all autistic people are in special ed.
TRIBUNAL 1 (1 year ago)
Bless u Evie.
princejs w7 (2 years ago)
Catherine Saunders (2 years ago)
I'm about to cry this makes me so happy :")
The Real Syd (2 years ago)
Serenity Fox (2 years ago)
I got an autistic nephew he's grate at almost everything
FS Studio (11 months ago)
StealthF35 Stop
CrazyJPM (1 year ago)
can he teach u 2 spell?
Abbje56 (1 year ago)
WOW. You bunch of sad petty fckers
AntMan - (1 year ago)
Serenity Fox sadly, you are not.
knerds123 (2 years ago)
people with autism...I honestly think they're geniuses. I think they're thinking is so different from ours that we kind of just labeled it as a disability. But, personally, I've never met a person with autism that wasn't great at something. ya know?
Think Man (5 months ago)
It definitely can be a disability, it's not all savants.There are some on the low functioning end with severe behavior issues and some that are extremely violent.
Science and Music (8 months ago)
Billy Bob Thank you
parisian style (2 years ago)
Inspiring, thanks for another great content!!
parisian style (2 years ago)
I'm an art student and I will be posting videos of me while drawing. what he does is super hard, especially so young (he didn't have time to practice), I'm going to try to follow his work and progress
Rebecca Swilling (2 years ago)
Wow he's amazing
member? infernape (2 years ago)
keemstars kids
JAY KAY (2 years ago)
first comment!
Crazy Ghost (2 years ago)
JAY KAY okay🙃
ABplays (2 years ago)
nice vid

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