China News Service, Hefei, January 11 (Reporter Han Suyuan) In the classroom of Hefei Chunyu Children's Rehabilitation Center, blind singer Yue Lei is giving music lessons to children with autism, clapping tambourines and stomping feet... Although Invisible, but it does not prevent him from teaching hard in class, dancing to the beat of the music, counting the beats, while the students sitting opposite are often indifferent.

In the classroom of Chunyu Children's Rehabilitation Center in Shushan District, Hefei City, Yue Lei gave music lessons to students with autism Photo by Han Suyuan

  In a 30-minute class, Yue Lei shouted at his throat for 30 minutes. After the music class, his voice was a little hoarse.

"Teaching children with autism is relatively difficult. They are immersed in their own world and have difficulty concentrating. Some simple instructions need to be repeated and strengthened to understand. Simple actions such as clapping and stomping may need to be repeated thousands of times. ." Yue Lei said.

In the classroom of Chunyu Children's Rehabilitation Center in Shushan District, Hefei City, Yue Lei gave one-to-one teaching to students with autism Photo by Han Suyuan

  Yue Lei, 33 years old this year, was born with optic atrophy and was completely blind. He has loved music since he was a child.

Yue Lei, who majored in pop music, began to participate in various TV singing competitions during college. After graduation, he opened an art training class and lived a harder life than some ordinary people.

Blind singer Yue Lei interacts with autistic student Han Suyuan

  In 2015, Yue Lei met the first autistic student in his training class, "I didn't know about autism at first, and the child's mother told me that the core obstacle of autism is communication disorder. , The training class is not willing to accept these special students, I thought at the time, so many people have helped me since I was a child, and now I have no reason to reject this child, and I have been in contact with autistic students since then.”

In the classroom of Chunyu Children's Rehabilitation Center in Shushan District, Hefei City, Yue Lei gave music lessons to students with autism Photo by Han Suyuan

  "In the beginning, it was very difficult to teach autistic children to learn music, and it required a lot of patience to teach them. Slowly I figured out my own set of teaching methods - the teaching of performative personality state. In order for children to better understand themselves The meaning of the expression, one second I will stretch my thumb to the students and say 'wow, that's awesome', the next second I will show a fierce look and beat the drum vigorously to make the students realize their mistakes." Yue Lei said.

Blind singer Yue Lei interacts with autistic student Han Suyuan

  Every Monday to Friday, Yue Lei will use the morning time to teach these children. At present, more than 20 autistic children have followed him to learn music. Yue Lei has become more and more calm in class. The child's progress and abilities.

"Now these children can sing and play drums together. We have finished 4 songs, and it is no problem to perform on stage." Yue Lei said proudly.

  Yue Lei told reporters that he enjoys spending time with and studying with autistic children very much. When he sees a little progress made by his children, he will feel that all the efforts are willing.

In the future, I plan to set up a music training class for autistic groups, hoping to change their state through music and improve their ability in life.

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