Watch the video to see how an autistic boy sings his first word at the age of eight.
Patrick King Jr. is an eight-year-old special boy from Lancaster, California. He was diagnosed with Autism and Mutism when he was a toddler.
A person suffering from Autism cannot communicate and interact with people, these communication problems sometimes give birth another disorder called Mutism in which the person is unable to talk.
Although Patrick Jr.can’t communicate with anyone, his parents have learned to talk to him using sign language. While communicating with children is very imperative, this communication using sign language was very important for his parents as they could come to know about the likes and dislikes of their son, using which they could help Patrick Jr.
to express himself easily.And they were successful; they were successful in finding that their son loves to express himself using Music and Dance.
Patrick Jr.’s parents observed that their child was passionate about Music. His body enters into a state of trance when he is listening to music. Music mesmerizes him and makes him happy. They decided to exploit this passion of their son, and the result left them surprised.
It was the twenty-ninth day of the third month in 2017, Patrick Sr. decided to give his son taste of Tori Kelly’s Music. He played ‘Hallelujah’ to his son and instantaneously the child was in the same hypnotic trance.
His family recorded the video and uploaded it to YouTube and in the video Patrick Jr. is seen grinning at his dad while listening to the song. While he was listening raptly, his father encouraged him to sing along to the lyrics of the music. Although Patrick Jr. has never spoken ever before, he tried singing along to the song with his father cheering and encouraging him.
His Family is left completely surprised when after a few tries Patrick Jr. sings the word ‘Hallelujah.’
It was an exceptionally emotional moment for Patrick and his family.
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