Autistic 5-Year-Old Expresses Herself Through Her Extraordinary Art

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In December of 2011, Iris Grace Halmshaw was diagnosed with Autism. Iris’ parents say she rarely speaks and that interacting with others can be challenging, but is able to expresses herself through movement and art. Iris lives with her parents and cat, Thula, in Leicestershire, England.

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Artwork by IRIS GRACE
Website | Facebook | Original paintings | Gift store

Her parents say painting is one of Iris’ favourite activities and that it relaxes her. She is able to spend hours at a time on her extraordinary watercolour paintings and Thula, her Maine Coon cat, can be found right alongside her. Iris’ parents say Thula has helper her in ways they could have never imagined.

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Artwork by IRIS GRACE
Website | Facebook | Original paintings | Gift store

Autistic 5-Year-Old Expresses Herself Through Art (9)

Artwork by IRIS GRACE
Website | Facebook | Original paintings | Gift store

In an interview with Live Action News, Iris’ mother…

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