Annihilation, Anxiety, and Fantasy in the Art of Children with Asperger’s Syndrome

Annihilation, Anxiety, and Fantasy in the Art of Children with Asperger’s Syndrome

To deal with high levels of stress and anxiety, children with Asperger’s syndrome apply a range of defense mechanisms. When taken out of their comfort zones, many respond by engaging in elaborate fantasies and project identification. Since most children with this disorder have trouble articulating their fears and anxieties, it’s up to the adults in…