Teen with autism is able to express himself through mural art

A Nebraska teenager who has autism has found an avenue for self-expression through murals he draws from photographs of his favorite places. Diagnosed with autism after he became nonverbal at age 2, Will Lepinski benefited from applied behavior analysis, his mother said. Lepinski's drawings are created perfectly to scale from the photographs onto drywall of his garage walls. "Everyone has something they can do really well," his mother said. "You just have to keep searching until you find it."

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