My dad follows the BBC for the quality of their reporting, and sometimes finds interesting tidbits on there. This was one of them. Very positive message here. You go, Iris and Thula!
How a cat enabled an autistic six-year-old to communicate
Turns out there’s also an article on CNN about Iris and Thula, which goes into greater detail about Iris’s accomplishments as an artist.
Portrait of a 6-year-old artist with autism and her therapy cat
Thanks to Autism Canada for that link!