An artist with Asperger’s syndrome returns to Taiwan to pursue his art career and learn to be self sufficient
Date: Jul 14, 2015
By: Han Cheung / Staff Reporter
While Alex McGregor may have trouble understanding concepts, reading between the
lines or socializing with people, he can tell you exactly what day of the week you were born a mere second after learning your birthdate.
Alex, 18, has Asperger’s syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder that is on the high functioning end. But he doesn’t let the condition limit him. He has a full-time job at a restaurant, lives in his own apartment and is a budding artist.
Half Taiwanese and half Australian, Alex moved back to Taiwan in April to pursue his art career and independence after spending junior high and high school in Sydney. [FULL STORY]