Ben Waites Condition: What is Ben Waites disability?

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Ben Waites

Ben Waites is one of America’s Got Talent (AGT) season 17’s most motivational performers.

Days before the show, Ben’s audition was made public, and it was an incredible performance that provided everyone a peek of how the judges would react to him.

Ben, 32, moved Sofia Vergara to tears with his outstanding performance.

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Ben, who is confined to a wheelchair, chose to perform “True Colors” at the audition in order to inform the judges that he is a Southern gospel singer and vocal instructor.

When questioned by the contentious Simon Cowell about his decision to go with “True Colors,” Ben responded;
“The message of the song I feel is able to speak to people no matter their age, their race, their background.  It’s able to communicate a message of hope.”

Ben Waites Condition

What disability does Ben Waite have? Ben, who is confined to a wheelchair, was born with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, a disorder in which numerous joint contractures develop before birth and impact two or more different parts of the body.

A joint’s range of motion is restricted when there is a contracture. It can be unable to extend or bend fully or partially.

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