Autism Awareness: OK. You’re Aware. Now What?
Yesterday, April 2, 2013, was the UN Autism Awareness Day (April is Autism Awareness month.) I’m really glad we get a month, because autism is tricky, especially when no two people with autism are the same. I’m now eleven years into it with our son, and I’m still learning. So I completely respect that autism can be mystifying and intimidating for folks who aren’t...read more
Testimony @ Joni Eareckson Tada’s Bay Area Tour
In March 2012, I had the honor of introducing Joni Eareckson Tada during her tour of the San Francisco Bay Area, by sharing my family’s testimony. Video (10:30) and transcription below: In 2005, when my son Jeremy was 18 months old, our family returned from a year serving abroad in Uzbekistan. Jeremy still wasn’t talking, so we had him checked out for a speech delay. We assumed he was...read more