Helping Autism Families Survive Church Article

An excellent article by Sharisa Lewis in Meridian Magazine titled Helping Autism Families Survive Church. She discusses the struggles that her own family had in Church and how one family made a difference. From the article:

Despite five years of struggling at church to attend with our son, I felt that the challenges changed each week and the answers became more and more elusive. With a disability like autism, you never know what's going to happen. My husband and I woke up each Sunday and held on for dear life, uncertain of what the day held for our son — and us.

Also this:

Once my autistic child felt loved and accepted at church, a new desire to be there started to emerge. He smiled when we entered the church building.

Read the rest of the article at Helping Autism Families Survive Church.

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