Autism's Hidden Blessings: Discovering God's Promises for Autistic Children & Their Families

Autism's Hidden Blessings: Discovering God's Promises for Autistic Children & Their Families

by Kelly Langston

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Overview

Autism's Hidden Blessings: Discovering God's Promises for Autistic Children & Their Families by Kelly Langston

Encouragement and inspiration for special needs families

God has a unique and magnificent purpose for every child-a purpose that is no less important for special-needs children. Through the story of her own ongoing struggles and victories raising her autistic son, Kelly Langston brings to light God's promises for exceptional kids and highlights covenants that assure special-needs parents of their children's potential and beauty.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780825429774
Publisher: Kregel Publications
Publication date: 03/28/2009
Pages: 206
Sales rank: 884,544
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Kelly Langston is a marketing consultant and autism activist. She has written professionally since her early days in the journalism school of Ohio State University. Her blog Walking with Alec, has resonated with parents of autistic children from around the world.

Table of Contents

Preface 11

Acknowledgments 15

Introduction: Life's Detour 19

1 God's Promises: Our Lifeline to Overcome Autism 29

2 The Anchor of Our Lifeline: Learning to Trust and Obey the Promise Maker 36

3 The Blessings Behind the Giants: God's Promise of Blessings 56

4 The Dawn Will Surely Come: God's Promise of Refreshment and Renewal 68

5 Revelations Without Words: God's Promise to Reveal Himself 79

6 Making Sense of a Confusing Disorder: God's Promise of Wisdom 91

7 The Greatest Therapy: God's Promise of the Power of Love 102

8 When Depression Comes Knocking: God's Promise of Hope 111

9 When the Bully Taunts: God's Promise of Our Incredible Worth 123

10 What Eye Has Not Seen nor Ear Has Heard: God's Promise of a Future 132

11 Strength for the Weary Heart: God's Promise of Sufficiency 143

12 From Speechless to Unspeakable Joy: God's Promise of Joy 155

13 Speaking Out for the Speechless: Offering God's Promises to Others 167

Epilogue: Where Are We Now? 181

Appendix A What Is Autism? 191

Appendix B Autism Resources 193

Appendix C Straight Talk from a Dad 198

Notes 201

About the Author 207

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