My Autistic Nephew Saved a Man’s Life

By Terri B Elliot has autism, is seven years old, and is very strong and curious. He has been known to find his way into unlocked back doors and explore the homes of unsuspecting neighbors. He is quite the escape artist and doesn’t have a sense of danger. Molly, my sister, prays every day for God to protect her son and help her keep him alive. The up-high lock on the basement sliding glass door that kept Elliot inside, broke and was waiting a replacement. Usually it was almost impossible f...
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How Can I Handle Autism in my Family?

By Cynthia A. When our oldest child was diagnosed with autism it created a whole new set of questions for us. Would he ever learn to talk? Would he be able to graduate from high school or go to college? Would he be capable of holding down a job or living independently? It was an incredibly challenging time for us and even after seven years of trying to adjust, it still continues to be challenging. Throughout that time, however, nothing has brought me more comfort or steadiness than my perspec...
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