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Healing Hearts With Creative Arts: Scientific evidence proves healing effects of art therapy on students with disabilities

Crowley paints water for her painting. She said art is her main stress-reliever when she feels down.

February 23, 2018

A group of young artists with disabilities crowd in a pod, equipped with paint, boards and canvases; however, these students paint for purposes beyond simply creating  artwork. Gressa Crowley, teaching assistant at Magdalena Academy of Art and sophomore, said, “People create artwork out of their...