Jacob Meyer Hald

was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome at the age of 6-8. He graduated with an MA in Comparative Literature, focusing on fanfiction as a new kind of literature, and is interested in analyzing autism as a creative and unique sensibility from which critical thinking and art can be created.


Cover for: Between freak and superhuman

For the autistic mind, the world is a complicated tangle of signs that refuses its own decoding. If autism is construed as a source of power, however, frustration can be transformed into creativity and self-expression.

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