My son has started waking in the middle of the

Patient : My son has started waking in the middle of the night hysterical as if it is a night terror but this goes on all night he can not be calmed down he is terrified and this continues on for hours at a time he doesn't know what is scaring him he won't let us comfort him but wants us to at the same time he becomes hysterical last night and the previous nights it's as if he thinks something is trying to get him how can I help him he will be three on August 3rd he can only speak a few words which he has seen a speech therapist for and this is improving it is very scary when this happens what is happening Thank you
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