Famous People With Autism

Famous People Autism – There are many Hollywood celebrities on our famous people autism list. In fact, it’s hard to believe that some of these actors have autism. Some people actually have the characteristics such as Albert Einstein, Bill Gates, Mark Twain, Emily Dickinson, Beethoven, Van Gogh, Mozart, Thomas Jefferson, and Thomas Edison.

The average human processes 13 to 30 cycles of brain wave energy per second in their conscious state. A child with autism can process up to 250,000 cycles of brain wave energy per second in their conscious state. Some people on the autistic spectrum are overly smart and show it in their own special way.

The following people have been diagnosed as being somewhere on the autistic spectrum.

Daryl Hannah, an American actress best known for her roles in Splash, Blade Runner and Kill Bill was diagnosed as a child as being ‘borderline autistic’

Christopher Knowles, American poet

Matthew Laborteaux, actor on Little House on the Prairie

Katherine McCarron, autistic child allegedly murdered at the age of three by her mother, Karen McCarron.

Jason McElwain, high school basketball player

Michael Moon, adopted son of author Elizabeth Moon

Jasmine O’Neill, author of Through the Eyes of Aliens

Sue Rubin, subject of documentary Autism Is a World. Sue Rubin has no oral speech but does communicate with facilitated communication.

Birger Sellin, author from Germany

Robert Gagno, actor from Vancouver