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How Taylor Swift Is Helping This Little Girl With Down Syndrome Learn to Speak

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Belle loves music.

Some of the 4-year-old’s favorites artists are One Direction, Fall Out Boy and Taylor Swift, according to a note her older sister wrote on Tumblr. Belle, who has Down syndrome, has difficulty speaking clearly. But singing with her sister has given her the opportunity to practice her pronunciation more.

She’s getting better every single day,” Belle’s sister wrote on Tumblr. “Something as simple as singing [Taylor Swift] with me in the car or in the grocery store has helped her to learn new words and grow in the clarity of her speech.”

Check out Belle’s rendition of the T. Swift’s “Blank Space” in the adorable video below:

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Originally published: February 5, 2015
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