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y separately published work icon Love Tears and Autism single work   autobiography  
Alternative title: What I know about autism. 1. It's hard. 2. There's hope.
Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 Love Tears and Autism
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'An Australian mother’s journey from heartbreak to hope. When Cecily prayed that God would teach her to really love people, she was hoping that the answer would be easy. She didn’t expect to have her life turned upside down, her dreams shattered and her priorities rearranged. Just weeks after her prayer, Cecily’s three year old son was diagnosed with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), and Cecily and her husband started out on a journey which would be physically hard, emotionally draining, intellectually challenging and spiritually exhausting. And yet the road would lead to love – real, honest, true, gritty love. If you’ve ever prayed a big prayer, or questioned a big God, or faced a big hurdle or felt like you were drowning in a big sea of sadness, this book will lift, help and offer hope – spiritual and emotional hope for the depressed, the suffering and the questioning. For parents and friends of children suffering from the new autism epidemic, this book offers not only emotional support but also practical information and resources to help you find your way through the jungle of diagnosis and therapy. This is Cecily’s story, but it is also God’s story – because He is the one who has been working in her, teaching her to love.' (From the publisher's website)

Affiliation Notes

  • Writing Disability in Australia:

    Type of disability Autism.
    Type of character Primary.
    Point of view First person (autobiographical, not the disabled character).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Mona Vale, Northern Beaches area, Sydney Northeastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Ark House Press , 2011 .
      Extent: 235p.
      • Includes bibliography.
      ISBN: 9781921589638 (pbk.)
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