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 4 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 believe that… read more

posted over 4 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 never teach in… read more

edited, originally posted over 4 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 Christ and my… read more

posted over 4 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 the best… read more

posted over 4 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 tell me to be more… read more

posted over 4 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 undesired behavior.… read more

posted over 4 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 never ever help my… read more

posted over 3 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 a book -… read more

posted over 3 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 goes on and on.… read more

posted about 3 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 what a bad parent… read more

posted over 2 years ago
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