Skip to comments.10-Year-Old Blind Autistic Boy Sings "Open the Eyes of my Heart"
Posted on 01/16/2012 2:34:59 PM PST by svcw
This is a well known song sung by an am amazing young man. Worth the watch. Song starts about 3+ minutes.
Isn’t this beautiful? And I can’t help but think that this is the type of child — blind and autistic — that a lot of Libs would say should be aborted as not having a useful life.
Hate to burst bubbles, but only 10 percent of autistic kids have useful talents, most as they get older and are no longer cute kids become maladjusted adults. About 20 percent cannot handle their wants and desires and understand why people in general cannot give in every time. Result is violent behavior. The Rain Man and talented narrative of autistic kids hide the fact many parents of autistic kids are victims of their violence. Law Enforcement is starting to list this issue as the second highest priority. What to do when they are called by parents being beaten up by their autistic adult children because they do not get what they want. There is very little help because some of these autistic adults need to be institutionalized. Google violent autistic children on the internet. This problem is not going away because each year more and more kids are diagnosed autistic and no one has any ideas what causes it. Yet no one can explain why the Amish have an autism rate of 1 per 15000 and living down the road a modern population has an autism rate of 1 per 150. Too many shots, processed foods, electromagnetic bombardment from all the electronics, who knows but the Amish and modern populations is a good place to look for clues. The other interesting thing was Somalian immigrants who had no autism in their African villages, yet their first generation born in the US, a number of them were autistic. Something in our modern society and lifestyle causing autism? Which industry will want to do a study or fund a government study that may end up getting them blamed and sued?
WOW, are you a buzz kill for a song sung by a beautiful young man praising God in the only way he knows how.
How very sad for you.
Hey Sandy take a look at post #4. Think we can agree on this guy. ;-)
Thanks. Passed it on. Hope it goes viral.
Wonderfully uplifting! Thanks for sharing.
How can anyone watch this and not shed a tear?
My wife and I have a mentally handicapped/autistic 22 year old son. When he was born I thought God why did this happen to us, then 22 years later I know. He has brought more joy and love into our lives than we ever deserved.
May God keep his protecting hand on this 10 year old, and more so, may God show Himself to this young man’s spirit!
Thanks so much for sharing that. The child is a miracle of God.
As a mother of a deaf/autistic 34 year old, a 21 year old autistic granddaughter, and a 25 year old autistic nephew, this was so inspiring.
I’m right there with you. Our son is 18, will probably never speak, and at 220 pounds can be a big handful at times. But he is a blessing from the Lord and has taught us much about patience, love, kindness and learning how to find joy in the small things.
So? What does any of that have to do with this young man’s performance?
Autism is over diagnosed in the US.
My guess is that Amish and Somalian children have just as much true autism as we do. They just tend to go undiagnosed.
I have a 55-year-old autistic, non-verbal brother. He is stubborn, just like the rest of us in the family. In many ways, he is like a child, including wanting what he wants when he wants it, and it is more difficult to deal with that with a man than a small child, but that does not translate to violence.
He is a human being, who happens to be different. He is as valuable a human being as you or anyone else.
He has a happy life, albeit different from most of the rest of us. He is a joy to know.
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