Autism in Our Home: The Making of a Bittersweet Family

Autism in Our Home: The Making of a Bittersweet Family

by Maritza A. Molis


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Maritza A. Molis is a wife and mother who has gone through a myriad of issues including raising a child with autistic disorder. She works in health care, is a self-taught researcher on autism and mental health, an autism parent mentor, has graduated from Liberty University with a degree in psychology and from Light University with a master's diploma in biblical counseling. Autism in Our Home inspires you to become a better parent and teaches you skills to help you manage your home better when you have a newly diagnosed child with autism. At the age of eight months, Maritza's son Jaiden begins to have seizures unexpectedly. He was hospitalized and diagnosed with rare form of epilepsy called West syndrome. A little over a year later, Jaiden is diagnosed with nonverbal autism. Maritza fears if she will ever be able to overcome this troublesome situation as having a child with several disabilities is very hard to handle. Maritza stays hopeful and explains the journey into the world of being a special needs mom. Here in this book is the help you need to confront your own fears and an outline of strategies to help you cope through the many trying times that parents will go through when they have a child that is newly diagnosed with autism. Maritza provides an action plan focusing on: How to let God help you in the everyday battles Constructive therapies for your child with autism Accepting the new normal for your new life Resource page with tons of Web sites and helpful info Maritza believes in spite of all the difficulties in life we face when we become our child's best advocate, make small changes daily, and use God to be our guide, we find clarity and peace.

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ISBN-13: 9781642993400
Publisher: Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 08/14/2018
Pages: 108
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.29(d)

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