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Art helps children with special needs to express themselves

A study conducted by assistant professor Karen DeMoss of the University of New Mexico found that integrating art in the education of students of all achievement levels creates a more independent desire to learn, as well as improves memorization and problem-solving skills.
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Carla Vreeland and Isabella Castelo

June 20, 2019

When it comes to the development of children, art plays a significant role, especially for children with special needs.  A study conducted by assistant professor Karen DeMoss of the University of New Mexico found that integrating art in the education of students of all achievement levels creates a m...

Stengele recounts Special Olympics’ impact on daughters

Stengele hugs Hannah after she won a gold medal at the 2014 Special Olympics National Games.

Zoe Conner-Bennett

May 10, 2019

There was nothing particularly special about this race. There was no one noteworthy in the pool. There was no record being broken. In fact, there was only one girl still swimming. Yet, every person in the crowd was on their feet. “She had basically only one good arm and one good leg,” said Scott Stenge...

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