“Oh, the joy when he finally got it!”
Laura Hendrickson knows the challenges and victories of raising a child on the autism spectrum.
She believes your child has been uniquely made by God. And rather than wishing your child could be like everyone else, you can instead begin to hope that he’ll grow up to be the adult God designed him to be, differences and all.
Dr. Hendrickson discusses social skills, rituals, friends, options for education and career, managing emotions, discipline, and more. You’ll learn the importance of lavish praise and quiet correction, gentle pressure to learn, firm limits and consistency, and discipleship.
And wherever your child is on the autism spectrum, whether high
or low functioning, verbal or nonverbal, you’ll find helpful and
hopeful information so you too can know the joy of your child
“getting it” in his or her own unique way.
Finding Your Child's Way on the Autism Spectrum will help the
reader to understand the varying degrees of symptoms and the
individuality of each child. Laura's experience with and commitment
to raising her own son s one of her greatest assets in her mission
to help other parents. Using her medical, parental, and theological
backgrounds, she walks the reader through some very practical help
and hope, regardless of where one's child may fall on the
-Dr. Stuart Scott, associate professor of Biblical Counseling; director, Center for Biblical Counseling, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary