The Jewish Children’s Museum provided exhibit space on Sunday to local Brooklyn artists and talented special needs children who show a flare for art.  The results – which have “empowered” the proteges – were displayed at a special gallery and auction on America’s “Mother’s Day,” May 10, said Joseph Sprung, chairman and founder of Bear Givers Foundation, the group that partnered with the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn.  “Art is art, no matter who creates it,” Sprung observed.
“It is mesmerizing to see how these individuals with special needs produce such interesting works of art,” said Chana Sharfstein, author of “Dignified Differences: A Special Soul.” The book is a memoir of her autistic daughter’s life.

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