Nine-year-old Luke Marshall has astonished his drumming teacher with his ability to pick up complicated rhythms after hearing a song just once.
Luke from Dumfries has autism, a condition which leaves him struggling to cope with many simple tasks, but he has an exceptional talent for drumming.
A new centre offering support to people with autism has been opened in the Scottish Borders. The service, which is the first of its kind in the region, is based in Galashiels.
Kathryn Samson sent this report for ITV Border:
A new autism support service has opened in the Scottish Borders. It's the first of its kind in the area.
MSP Christine Grahame officially opened the centre which ill provide specialist care for those with autism in the Borders.
A new support service for those with autism has been launched in the Scottish Borders.
Autism Initiatives is the first service of its kind in the area and will offer specialist services.