Autism and art

Posted at: 04/23/2014 2:00 PM
Updated at: 04/23/2014 2:02 PM
By: Megan Lowry, WEAU


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(WEAU) A Wisconsin teenager who uses artwork to speak to the world is getting national attention.

We first introduced you to 18 year-old Jake Schindler, a year ago, when he donated his paintings to the Red Cedar Medical Center-Mayo Clinic Health System in Menomonie.

Eighteen year-old Jake Schindleer, who has autism and is non-verbal, uses art to express himself, but what started out as a fun hobby has inspired dozens of letters and is creating more awareness for autism.

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