Autism Siblings: We cannot mistake the quiet stability of our neurotypical daughters as their lack of need. They need us to build a bridge to their heart. This is no easy task when we have another child who needs are much more apparent.
It’s almost like we mourned the thought of a “normal” existence for Beau, and for us as well. The thing is, Beau’s existence is completely normal to him. We could all learn a few lessons from Beau Rafferty.
Essay by a sister of a brother with autism: “My brother is one of the happiest, smartest and most carefree people I know- last time I checked those were qualities to be desired, not judged.”
I could feel grief rising in the back of my throat, and I wasn’t sure what it was about the scene that hurt me most. Was it the brokenness of a boy who longed to touch something beautiful and carefree, only to crush the life from it? Or was it the thought of how quickly something so lovely can die?
God has a purpose and a plan for children living with autism… and it’s a purpose no less than that of any other child! See why this book is different that the typical autism book.
Ever feel like giving up? Have you ever wanted to throw in the towel? Most of us have. I know I have…even today. Today’s promise gives us a reason to keep going, and promises a harvest … at just the right time … if we don’t.
God as Designer on a Molecular Level: I remember looking at vivid slides of cells, proteins and molecules in a presentation, images that were so strangely beautiful. Sitting there, I could scarcely breathe as the as I took in those images. They seemed so…divine.
Does the Bible have anything to say about autism? Have you ever wondered if God cares about it? In this two part video, I share a little-known Bible story with fascinating details that will be extremely familiar to people who love someone with autism. This Bible story changed my life. Listen in, and please share […]
Wonderful story of divine intervention to find missing girl, Nadia Bloom. Miss Bloom has Asperger’s, a mild form of autism. This Today Show interview is a must see! Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy
Are you looking for additional faith-based support in raising a child with special needs? Then pick up a copy of Kathleen Deyer Bolduc’s Autism and Alleluias. Kathleen’s new book is a series of vignettes from her life with her autistic son Joel. Don’t expect a sugar-coated view of life with a special needs child. Her […]