Autism Question

Christian parents raising autistic children, what are your thoughts?

I am working on a book, a devotional for parents / loved ones of children with disabilities. Being a Christian has had a profound impact on the way I view and raise my autistic daughter. I would love feedback from other Christian parents who are raising children on the spectrum. What are your spiritual concerns and insights regarding your child? For example, we had a lengthy discussion with the children's minister regarding our daughter's ability… read more

tags: autism Christian God faith

posted over 3 years ago by A MyAutismTeam User

I have a lot of concerns about how to teach the gospel to my daughter. I don't know if she is capable of understanding the message. If that is the case, will she be… read more

posted over 3 years ago

I think that is the main concern of believing parents - how we can be assured of our child's salvation when we are not sure how much of the Gospel they understand. I… read more

posted over 3 years ago

Well it is up to God... we baptized my son and dd... we will be going to heaven. That is the most important part. God didn't make my son autistic as much as he made me… read more

posted over 3 years ago

LOL! I hear you on the panic attacks! :)

posted over 3 years ago

:O)

posted over 3 years ago

I think you will enjoy the book "Autism's Hidden Blessings" by Kelly Langston.

Your question is a big one.. I have changed how I think about this many times. Before my… read more

posted over 3 years ago

Thanks for the comments and your personal story, Jill! I, too, have found God revealing Himself to me through the autism - and through my daughter. Most of all, I see… read more

posted over 3 years ago

Jesus said even the rocks would cry out. So I focus on what my son can do. At first we would just sway to the music at church. Now he's been listening to the christian… read more

posted over 3 years ago

I cannot believe a loving and merciful God would condemn someone who is mentally impaired to the point where he/she is not able to understand the Gospel. That doesn't… read more

posted over 3 years ago

I don't think God makes mistakes. My son was wonderfully created exactly as God intended him.
My husband on the other hand is proof He has a sense of humor.......JK=)

posted over 3 years ago
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