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What I Learned Watching a Young Man Open a Mission Call Knowing My Son Never Will

by Tamara K. Anderson | August 14, 2019 | Mormon Life

I have a sweet 20-year-old son who has low-functioning autism. Two years ago, when many of the boys from ou...

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The Miraculous First Words a Child with Nonverbal Autism Said to His Father

by Katie Lambert | July 2, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

For eight years, Chris believed his son would never speak a word.  As a one-year-old, Chris's son was ...

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9 Touching Ways Ward Members Embraced My Family and Sons with Autism

by Tamara K. Anderson | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Our son is 20 years old and hasn't been baptized—there is a "not accountable" on his church records. Nathan...

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4 Tips from a Mother of Autistic Boys on How to Make Attending Church Doable

by Tamara K. Anderson | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Note: For many families with special needs, we understand weekly church attendance may not be an option. Fo...

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Mom of 2 Sons with Autism Shares When She Learned Angels Are Real + 4 More Faith Lessons

by Tamara K. Anderson | Makes You Think Mormon Life

I never expected I would be the mother of a child with disabilities, let alone two children with disabiliti...

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How Listening to a 13-Year-Old Deacons Quorum President Helped This Father with His Autistic Son

by Church News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

While other parents dream of their sons growing up to become astronauts, brain surgeons, or president, I dr...

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"How Could God Do This to Me?": How an Autistic Teen Who Couldn't Communicate for 15 Years Discovered God's Love and His Purpose

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The Church's #LightTheWorld video for December 19 shares the powerful story of Aaron Jepson. Recently,...

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Video: LDS Mom of Autistic Boy Shares Priceless Message for All Moms

by LDS Living | Videos Mormon Life

Being a mother is never easy, but it's always worth it. That's something Kristen, an LDS mom of a young aut...

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The First Sentence an Autistic Boy Typed on His iPad Shocked His Mother—and Revealed Something Beautiful About God

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

Unable to speak, it was only recently that Josiah Cullen found a way to communicate with the world. N othin...

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How an Extreme Martial Arts World Champion Overcame Challenges with the Help of His Coaches

by Katie Lambert | Mormon Life

Five years of training and countless hours of grueling practice had led Ethan Fineshriber to this moment—th...