Autism Archives

National Autism Awareness Month (Conclusion)

April 26, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th This month, this column has placed the spotlight on autism to raise awareness. There is nothing more frustrating to a parent than when they get ‘the evil eye’ when their child has an emotional meltdown or outburst in public. It is often not due to… [Read More]

National Autism Awareness Month (Week Three)

April 12, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th This writer mentioned in the initial article of this series that the motivation for this series came from a co-worker whose grandson was diagnosed with autism. When my co-worker spoke with her daughter regarding her grandson’s perceived developmental delays, she immediately began looking for answers… [Read More]

National Autism Awareness Month (Week Two)

April 5, 2018

The Counseling Corner Every family should be allowed to attend the good old favorite pastime, the movies. Thanks to AMC and Marcus Theatres, children and adults living with autism and other special needs, have the ability to enjoy a movie night, too, with the availability of sensory friendly films. AMC Theaters AMC has partnered with… [Read More]

National Autism Awareness Month (Week One)

March 29, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th For the month of April, this writer will bring awareness to autism. Recently a co-worker shared with me that her grandson had been recently diagnosed with autism. Her grandson is 2-1/2 years old, but my co-worker admitted she noticed developmental delays beginning much earlier. She… [Read More]