Worth Repeating: Life on the Drawing Board
Stephie Coveart is an original.
The 21-year-old has autism but is a social butterfly.
She can’t read, write, do math or tell time.
But the joy that bounces from her drawings of cats and dogs—each coloured in bright, bold markers, floating on white space and with quirky facial expressions—has attracted the attention of artists and animators.
“She’s pretty high-functioning socially, but her more profound disability is her developmental disability,” says Tracey Coveart, Stephie’s mother.
When Stephie graduated from high school last year, the thought of creating a meaningful life for her was daunting.
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