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Rae Diller is working on her second scratch board piece. When asked about making mistakes, she just said; "Don't make any."

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Art is therapy for special needs children

A frightening mask, a splash of colors, an insightful teacher and a chance to create helped John Agent connect to an ancient heritage — and find joy in school. But he’s just one of the Payson School District’s group of special needs kids who have found that art helps them fit into a group, while standing out creatively.


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