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Hear Nonverbal Boy with Autism Sing Katy Perry's "Roar"

November 17, 2013

Jack Robbins, an eight-year-old boy with autism from Frisco, Texas, rarely speaks. His family was thrilled to hear him singing the words of  Katy Perry’s “Roar” and now a video is going viral.

Carla Robbins, Jack’s mother, told WFAA News 8 Daybreak. “I was so happy to know something that he liked. I don’t know what his favorite food is, I don’t know what his favorite color is. I know he likes music, but I didn’t know he liked a particular song.”

Listen to Jack below: