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Senior with autism wows crowd with graduation speech

Monica Hernandez


Waving enthusiastically in his cap and gown, Sef Scott walked on stage at Plano Senior High School's graduation. He knew that most people in his senior class would have never expected what he was about to do. Sef began to speak. "Unexpected. That is what I want you to remember," Sef began. You can bet that no one will forget Sef's six-minute speech. He has autism and is mostly non-verbal. Graduation day was the first time many of his peers had heard him speak. "Yes, I have autism. But I am also a ..

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