While they are at a disadvantage when it comes learning new skills such as talking and motor skills, children with disability are often talented in a way that most of us hardly imagine of. It is just a matter of time and of course, the right method to bring out the talent in them.
Bo is 25 months old and was diagnosed with Down Syndrome. Unlike other typically developing children who are generally able to say around 50 words, Bo’s vocabulary is very limited, just around 12 words.
However, Bo surprised all when he managed to slowly overcome his language delay through music and singing, thanks to his big sister, Lydia
In a heartwarming video that has taken the social media by storm, Lydia can be seen playing her guitar to Johnny Cash’s popular song ‘You are my sunshine’ while Baby Bo sang along
In the video, Lydia plays guitar and sings the song and stops at the end of each line to give Baby Bo a chance to finish off the lines
With all his might, Baby Bo tried to sing the popular song as he danced along
The touching video has amassed over 150,000 shares and 175,000 likes
It seems like the internet was too, moved to see Baby Bo’s progress.
Bo’s mother, Amanda Gray said that his son’s break through was the proof that music therapy could be the best therapy for children with disability.
“My daughter Lydia was watching Bo while I was in the shower.Come out to this. If she didn’t have guitar I don’t know how if she would know how to babysit him. This is her go to. It’s proof that music therapy works”
Watch the video below to see for yourself the heartwarming and emotional moment of Baby Bo and his sister, Lydia
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