16-year-old Jake is the UK's first Makaton DJ
Sixteen-year-old Jake is the UK's first Makaton-friendly DJ - and one of 12 finalists in the BBC Young Reporter competition.
His amazing story was picked from over 1,500 entries by a panel of BBC judges, including Newsround presenter Ricky Boleto.
Jake - whose performing name is DJ Jay - is the UK's first Makaton-friendly DJ. He performs at parties using Makaton sign language.