Young Man Told He'd Never Talk Properly Proves Doctors Wrong as he Graduates with a second-Class Upper

Young Man Told He'd Never Talk Properly Proves Doctors Wrong as he Graduates with a second-Class Upper

  • An excited mum has taken to social media to celebrate her autistic son named Isaac on his graduation from university against all odds
  • The primary school teacher opened up that Isaac was diagnosed with autism when he was just 21 months old
  • She added that doctors told her that he'd never talk properly or acquire any degree above secondary school certification but Isaac has now finished with a second-class upper

A young man's determination coupled with support from his mum has finally paid off as he became a graduate in style.

The young man identified as Isaac finished from the University of Lancashire, UK with a second-class upper degree in accountancy and finance.

Joy as man doctors said would never talk properly graduates with a second-class upper
He was diagnosed autistic at 21 months of birth Photo Credit: @LucyRoffey, Masters.portal
Source: Twitter

Doctors said he would never talk properly

Celebrating her son's feat on Twitter, his mum revealed that Isaac had been diagnosed with autism when he was 21 months old.

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The woman who works as a primary school teacher, according to her bio, stated that doctors told her he would never talk properly.

They said his academic endeavour would not exceed the secondary school level but Isaac has proved that wrong.

The overjoyed woman shared a photo of her son showcasing his degree certificate.

Netizens show support for mother and son

@DonSwan29216132 said:

"A really HUGE well done to you Isaac. Don't let anyone tell you, "You can't" because you can.
"I only found out I was autistic when I was 53 after I graduated from Uni with a First Class in Audio Engineering.
"We have both proved everyone wrong.
"Wish you every success.

@steveamos61 wrote:

"Very similar experience with my son, who was diagnosed as autistic at a similar age. His mum and I were told to learn Makaton as our communication with him would need 'visual reinforcement'. He now has a degree in wildlife photography and has just held his second exhibition."

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@BuddhistMatt stated:

"Outstanding. Congratulations. Just shows never underestimate anyone. I knew little of autism until I had a apprentice bricklayer on my site. He was 1st of initial 26 intake to achieve his NVQ. He is employed by a contractor and builds to the highest standard. Specialist stonework."

@HanSparkle86 opined:

"I’m autistic too and I’ve just got my certificate from the Open University for studying Arts and Languages, I’m currently studying French and looking at studying intermediate french alongside writing. I suffer with my confidence too ❤️ well done xx."

Nigerian man achieves academic success despite negative prophecy

Meanwhile, previously reported that a Nigerian man had overcome a negative prophecy to become an associate professor in Cyprus.

The young man said after the negative prophecy, he made a promise to himself to upturn it, adding that people should not let others decide their fate.

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He wrote on his Instagram page:

"A prophet boldly declared that I will never achieve anything academically rather I should look into doing business. I did look into business but I also choose to pursue one thing I always loved- Teaching and Learning irrespective of what a prophet said."


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