Young artists with Down syndrome shatter stereotypes

Students at a Mexico City art school for low-income people with Down syndrome are making a global splash at art museums across Mexico, the U.S. and Europe, as their paintings shatter preconceptions about the creative capabilities of youths with special needs. "They have a capacity, a sensitivity, for art: They're very creative," said art instructor Daniel Perez of the students. "Their limitations enable them to see the world in a way you and I don't."

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