Get a remarkable glimpse of the intersection of faith and autism for parents seeking to connect their children with God's love.
Raising a child with autism can be both a challenge and an adventure, and sometimes parents have to know there can also be wonderful potential for blessings. Views from the Spectrum provides inspiring stories of twenty amazing young adults with autism and how each of their family's unwavering support and faith in God led them to accomplish what was thought impossible. As a thriving adult with autism, Ron Sandison was determined to educate the world on the gifts and talents autism can cultivate, even when they differ from our expectations of standard success.
While this is mostly a much-needed guide for parents of children with special needs, this book is also a stunning view into the world of autism. Readers will discover the courage of Tyler Gianchetta, who rescued his mother from a burning vehicle. they'll be amazed at the artistic talent of nonverbal poet and artist Kimberly Dixon, admire the determination of Hallie Hovey-Murray, a law student competing for the title of Miss Virginia, and find encouragement in the many other stories within these pages. Plus, Sandison also interviewed top experts in the autism field and shares their insights here.
Sandison blends narrative with Scripture, sharing his own journey with autism throughout the book. Packed with anecdotes, scientific research, parenting tips, prayers, devotions, and more, Views from the Spectrum is a celebration of autism, faith, and the possibilities at their intersection.