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Toddler with Autism Surprises Mom with Spelling, Math abilities

May 27, 2014

A Tennessee toddler with autism may not speak but has started communicating via a play mat his grandmother bought at a yard sale and it's revelaing some hidden talents.  Rylan Kirksey, who is almost 3, points to letters on the mat and spells out words while his mom sounds them out. The astonishing thing is that Rylan’s mom didn’t even know he could spell. Watch the FOX-5 report above for more.