March 2017

Gaining The Trust Of Someone With Autism, Part 1

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For someone with autism to trust us, we must show that we want their well-being…before our own. Will we be their “good Samaritan”? What it’s Like to Have Autism “Jesus replied, ‘A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and he fell among robbers, who stripped him and beat him and departed, leaving him half dead.  Now […]

Strategy Against Shame

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Shame torments. Haven’t we all felt it to one degree or another? It’s excruciating. So, I composed a simple strategy against shame which has greatly encouraged my daughter, Hannah and me. Our Children Our children with autism grow up hearing about their “disability,” usually have some class time separated from their neurotypical peers, and brave various therapies. They suffer from […]

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People with autism can fixate on their hurt feelings. But…so can we. Let’s face it, hurt feelings…hurt! The greater the pain, the greater the fixation. How can we help our children and ourselves to move from fixating to forgiveness? The Chain that Entangles Us It’s easy to say we must forgive. But how many of […]