All posts tagged: Autism

Healed of autism?

[by Dean Smith] On Charisma News Christian author and minister, Becky Dvorak, shared her incredible testimony of how God healed her adopted son of autism. Today, he is a healthy, normal teenager with no symptoms. Autism is a neurological development disorder that manifests itself in several ways such as repetitive behavior, lack of communication skills, resistance to change and impaired social development. There is no known cure. Andres arrived in the Dvorak home when he was six weeks old. As a toddler, Andres started displaying autistic symptoms. He avoided eye contact and banged his head incessantly against the crib. He threw tantrums and spit at people. He experienced a food aversion common among autistic children — in his case Andres resisted eating any non-white foods and then there was the uncontrollable screaming that could go on for hours. Advertisements

A tale of two notes: One a blessing, the other a curse

Ashley England of China Grove, N.C. has a special-needs, 8-year old child. The family was at a restaurant in the city on Friday, August 30, 2013 when their son, Riley, began to act up. Riley was shouting and loudly banging the table. It was obvious a number of patrons were becoming agitated by the noise. Ashley was embarrassed and frustrated as Riley had been acting our more in public lately. Then something incredible happened. A person in the restaurant