Texas high school graduate with nonverbal autism surprises classmates with speech at graduation

A Texas teenager surprised his classmates over the weekend when he stood in front of his graduating class and gave a moving speech at his commencement ceremony.
While it’s not unusual for top graduates to address their fellow students, it was unexpected for Sef Scott because he has nonverbal autism.
What did he say?
“Unexpected. That is what I want you to remember. Unexpected. First and foremost, I would imagine that it is entirely, I would imagine to the seniors that know who I am that it is entirely unexpected that I would be standing here giving this speech,” Scott started his message.
“My name is Sef Scott and I am a student with learning differences. To be more specific, I have autism and a social communication disorder,” he continued. “While I have the ability, while I have the vocabulary that you do, and I have the ability to physically produce spoken words,

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