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About Art With Intention: The Story

Started with Family. Born from Love.

​When families are faced with the realities of autism, Alzheimer's, stroke, or other neurological or brain traumas things can change forever. We were one such family.

​Heartbroken by an Alzheimer’s diagnosis for our dad, out of nowhere came a therapy program that made an impact we had not expected. Better verbal skills, improved mood, pride and laughter. I had to know more and eventually became certified in the therapy called Mnema Therapy from the national non-profit, Art Without Boundaries Association. I was now able to bring the same results to other families with a wide range of neurological challenges and it changed lives.

​The therapy is not covered by traditional insurance and families facing neurological challenges rarely have a lot of spare funds to continue the therapy. That's why Art-With-Intention.org was created. To spread the word. To share the beauty. To fund therapy grants for families in the Greater Cincinnati area who could use the help.

​Thank you for helping us.

           - Patti McDonald

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