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Children with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders make crafts and friends
Orange County Register

Art teacher Eve Andry dons her paint-splotched apron in front of a group of elementary school-age children, ready to begin instruction. This week’s theme is insects and flowers.

“OK, today we’re going to make this beautiful bouquet of flowers,” says Andry, 26, pointing to a colorful sample made out of coffee filters, paint, markers, paper cups and pipe cleaners.

But first, Andry asks the children to introduce themselves to one another.