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 about 6 years ago by A MyAutismTeam User

Happy to be of some help! Life is indeed a journey and knowing Him just makes that walk so much easier.

For your husband and the thousands of people who… read more

posted about 6 years ago

@A MyAutismTeam User - I found the book of Job to be very helpful when I was going through an extremely challenging time with my son. The part they… read more

edited, originally posted about 6 years ago

I just joined this group and was looking for other people who struggled with their faith while raising a child with special needs. I am a follower of… read more

posted almost 6 years ago

Micah88 - I AGREE! Reading parenting books are frustrating, Christian or not, because none of it seems to apply to kids on the spectrum. Even some of… read more

posted almost 6 years ago

thank you so much for understanding- I feel like I have been hitting the wall repeatedly on this subject, most people just give me a blank stare and… read more

posted almost 6 years ago

ABA, applied behavioral analysis, is basic behavioral conditioning - the delivery of a reward for desired behavior, and the removal of a reward for… read more

posted almost 6 years ago

You know, we've done ABA for 14 years and my son have made a lot of gains. But something the pastor said the other week made me realize how ABA will… read more

posted about 5 years ago

This is such a timely post and all the responses I'm reading and I'm just now finding it all about a month after these conversations. I am also writing… read more

posted almost 5 years ago

We give every day's problems to the Lord in prayer, asking for help, solutions, wisdom, guidance, right attitudes, forgiveness, patience and the list… read more

posted over 4 years ago

I was told Parenting Love and Logic was such a good book. Couldn't get through the 1st chapter do to the book in not so many words telling me what a… read more

posted almost 4 years ago
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