A Child Who Hopes: Noah - KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo -

A Child Who Hopes: Noah

LAWTON, Okla._You have the opportunity to make a difference in the life of a very special little boy who has been patiently waiting for a loving family to adopt him.

Nine-year-old Noah is non-verbal, but he clearly understands the language of love. The big smile on his face shows just how excited he is to have the Sam Noble Museum all to himself. Underneath the dim lights, his sweet personality really begins to shine as he takes in one exhibit after another. Watching him, you get the sense that he's fully aware of what's going on.

Noah has cerebral palsy, but despite his physical limitations, child welfare specialist Teya Gray says he has a lot of love to offer.

"He's just a very lovable kid. Anybody can get along with him. He loves to interact, even though he can't communicate verbally," Gray explained.

Gray says Noah does have ways of expressing excitement and is learning to communicate by using his feet to point at objects. His ideal family would be dedicated to his long-term care. And it wouldn't hurt if they had other children.

"He loves little kids. He loves to be around little kids and watching them play and have fun," Gray said.

As for Noah, fun is playing outside in the water or enjoying free time out of his wheelchair.

Gray invites anyone who wants to make him part of the family to come out and meet him.

"Come hang out with him and spend some time with him, and you'll see just how lovable he is and how easy-going. I think that he can find a place in anybody's heart," Gray said.

A Child Who Hopes airs the first Tuesday of each month on 7News. For more information on how you can help, go to adoptokkids.org or call 1-800-376-9729.

  • Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • Truck crashes into store, misses woman and child, caught on camera

    Truck crashes into store, misses woman and child, caught on camera

    Friday, July 28 2017 6:19 AM EDT2017-07-28 10:19:35 GMT
    Friday, July 28 2017 6:19 AM EDT2017-07-28 10:19:35 GMT

    A handful of people were in the danger zone as a box truck attempted to park in front of a 99-cent store in New York.

    A handful of people were in the danger zone as a box truck attempted to park in front of a 99-cent store in New York.

  • Russia sanctions bill gets heavy support, heads to Trump

    Russia sanctions bill gets heavy support, heads to Trump

    Friday, July 28 2017 3:59 AM EDT2017-07-28 07:59:30 GMT
    Friday, July 28 2017 5:29 AM EDT2017-07-28 09:29:25 GMT

    The Senate's decisive vote to approve a new package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea sends the popular bill to President Donald Trump, who will be under pressure to sign it after weeks of intense negotiations.

    The Senate's decisive vote to approve a new package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea sends the popular bill to President Donald Trump, who will be under pressure to sign it after weeks of intense negotiations.

  • Pentagon, border wall covered in $788B House spending bill

    Pentagon, border wall covered in $788B House spending bill

    Thursday, July 27 2017 12:48 PM EDT2017-07-27 16:48:59 GMT
    Friday, July 28 2017 4:40 AM EDT2017-07-28 08:40:19 GMT
    The House passed a $788 billion spending bill Thursday that combines a $1.6 billion down payment for President Donald Trump's controversial border wall with Mexico with a whopping budget increase for the Pentagon. (Source: CNN)The House passed a $788 billion spending bill Thursday that combines a $1.6 billion down payment for President Donald Trump's controversial border wall with Mexico with a whopping budget increase for the Pentagon. (Source: CNN)

    The GOP-controlled House is plowing ahead on legislation to give the Pentagon a massive spending boost and deliver a $1.6 billion down payment for President Donald Trump's oft-promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico...

    The GOP-controlled House is plowing ahead on legislation to give the Pentagon a massive spending boost and deliver a $1.6 billion down payment for President Donald Trump's oft-promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Powered by Frankly