National Autism Awareness Month

April is National Autism Awareness Month.¬†Although I don’t have close personal experience with autism, I know several families with autistic children. I have great admiration for those who care for a child who, as one father I know describes, “God wired differently.” Parents and children may be subjected to rude treatment by people who don’t … Read more

April Is National Autism Awareness Month

April is National Autism Awareness Month.¬†There are so many diseases and disorders that it’s impossible to highlight them all. Usually I choose to focus on diseases and issues that have directly affected people close to me, and often I like to bring attention to conditions that aren’t well-known, or if well-known, not well understood. No … Read more

Autism Awareness Month 2013

This is the first time I’ve written about autism. It was not on my radar for a long time, but we have several families with children with autism in our church. I came to realize while I caring for my husband with Alzheimer’s that autism and Alzheimer’s have a lot in common. Individuals with both … Read more