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Brainstorm

By Davenit
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A friend of mine has an autistic child. We were talking about it a while ago and he said "There's a storm raging in his mind all the time". That statement stuck with me. This is my take on the battle that the child faces daily...

2/17/11 - Holy crap! Getting near 10,000 faves and over 100,000 views. That's just amazing.

Thanks everyone. Who would have thought so many syringes could be liked by so many people...

Much love...
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Liz-H-Alexander's avatar
This is amazing, and I love the story behind it.  Well done!  
Sergeant-Chris-Roman's avatar
So many needles in the skull. Needles that contain... Powerade. It looks like Powerade.
PSApparel's avatar
I love this photo.
Would you be open to me using it as a t shirt design?
Vv---vV's avatar
before i read the caption i was going to say, colourful thoughts 
Auua-Ytjoml's avatar
perhap unwittingly on your part this also strikes me as a comment on how ASDies are often overmedicated or have a really hard time finding the right medications for them...
Nomi-Puntis-Slamlis's avatar
yeah is is pretty much what my mind does all the time.
BlueLupine13's avatar
So creative and beautiful
kayasart's avatar
My head feels like that today wicked
mydragonzeatyou's avatar
so colourful O.o



<3
Sorain26's avatar
I didn't know this, it's good to learn something new everyday.
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endlessdarkphoto's avatar
I have an Autistic son, and this photo is spot on, wish more people understood how it effects someone that deals with turmoil of this illness everyday, instead they choose to bully them and make fun. thank you for sharing your wonderful work!
fluxal's avatar
To me the colours are seen to be artificial and through injection will appear foreign to the mind, maybe that is what some of the concepts we accept, might be like to people with autism.

I really like it.

It can apply to everyone really. the idea of "stress headache" etc
laritda's avatar
This is awesome!! Whoa, I love it :D
SomeSilentBeholder's avatar
AMAZING ! Such a well-thought piece of work ! Insta-faved !
catch-a-falling-star's avatar
You, are clearly a GENIUS.
izzyizz303's avatar
'Tis true, An Autistic kid is always stuck in his(er) own world
GrifinHale's avatar
I really like all the colours with the white skull. I think I understand the feeling.
jasnac's avatar
It amazing photo and i love the idea! :)
fairhaired-cutey's avatar
awesome and creative!!=D keep up the epic work ;p
synapsism's avatar
Having Aspergers, I can somewhat relate to the "storm inside the mind" analogy. And there's something about this photo, maybe the contrast of tasteful colors combined with the fascinating visual analogy, that my brain just finds delicious. Excellent work.
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