Hospitality and Ministering to Families Affected by Autism

How Christ-centered hospitality can help families affected by autism.

Source: www.christianitytoday.com

According to Nish Weiseth, autism can go unnoticed by onlookers, who might assume a child is merely misbehaved, unsocial, rude, awkward, or just plain weird.  Weiseth says these traits can easily isolate the child and, sometimes, their whole family.

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A Day in the Life of a Child with Autism at The ELIJA School (Video)

Working with Children with Autism:  Follow a day in the life of an ELIJA student. The ELIJA School is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting children with Autism, their families and the Autism community at large with science-based treatments utilizing the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). The ELIJA School is located in Levittown, NY.  For more information, visit them online at:  http://www.elija.org

 

More resources:

Parent Training Can Improve Behavior in Young Children …

http://psychcentral.com/news/

Teaching parents specific tactics to deal with serious behavior problems appears to be the best way to reduce behavioral issues in young children with autism.

Seahawks GM John Schneider, family tackle autism | The …

http://autismgazette.com/

She has handled much of the responsibility of raising the couple’s two children: Ben, 13, and Jack, 11. Ben, in particular, could be a handful. He was diagnosed with autism at age 3 and would erupt into tantrums that could last …

13 Tough Truths Only Parents of Kids With Autism Will Understand – Yahoo Parenting

http://news.google.com

Yahoo Parenting13 Tough Truths Only Parents of Kids With Autism Will UnderstandYahoo ParentingAutism is not a childhood diagnosis; it is a lifetime diagnosis. And it’s not a diagnosis that affects one person. It affects the entire family and beyond. …

 

 

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