The birth of a child can bring indescribable joy and eager anticipation
to a couple, but what happens when time reveals that the child has an
irreversible disability? What does the couple do, and what becomes of the
child? How does God break through the disappointment to reveal himself
in such a situation? Mr. Michael: Journeying with My Special Son draws
upon the diffi cult yet joyful road the author traveled raising a child with
autism. The book takes the reader into her defi ant struggle from despair to
acceptance and fulfi llment for her and her son.
The heartwarming story is written with the Church in mind, but everyone
can benefi t from reading it. With autism becoming more prevalent in the
society today, Christian families are not exempt from being touched by this
disability. The book is intended to raise awareness in the church family,
whose members can learn to be supportive of parents facing the reality of
physical brokenness in the form of autism.