Young girl with autism earns worldwide attention for her rendition of ‘Hallelujah’
A little girl, usually too shy to speak at school, has won over the hearts of thousands of people with her beautiful rendition of “Hallelujah.” Kaylee Rodgers is a ten year old girl who attends the Killard House School in Donaghadee, Northern Ireland. This school is dedicated to helping students with learning disabilities. Kaylee has mild autism and ADHD, which causes her to be severely shy. However, her music teacher recognized a special singing talent in Kaylee. He encouraged her to sing a few solos, and at the school’s end of semester performance Kaylee sang a special version of “Hallelujah.” A video of Kaylee’s performance went on Youtube and people all over the world are responding with rave reviews. With the help of her music teacher Kaylee has found a new passion. Read the more about Kaylee and her performance here.