5/12/2010

Amoako Buachie, an 18-year-old New York City high-school student with autism, will have one of his paintings displayed in the Metropolitan Museum of Art next month as part of the city education department's P.S. Art program. Buachie's autism symptoms improved after he was placed in a small special-needs class that focuses on art education. "Art is his outlet, and he's very proud of himself," his art teacher said.

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