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Autism Related Links

Oct 07, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted from a 2006 (?) article. In our search for information on autism, (see Krissy’s Story) we have discovered a few websites that have been very helpful for us and we are eager to share them with you. While we do not agree with everything said on any one of these sites, we hope that [...]

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Krissy, Our Introduction To Autism

Oct 27, 2010 No Comments by

Krissy is the daughter of dear friends of ours and was diagnosed with autism at age 2. Despite participation in various early interventions through the public school system, she made agonizingly slow progress. At 5 years old, she finally began to talk, and at 6 had developed a large vocabulary of words, but had very [...]

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25 Stories, 25 Giveaways To Celebrate Timberdoodle’s 25th Year!

Sep 27, 2010 No Comments by

Pictured: Joy 3, Hope 2, and Grace 1, way back in 1985. Can you believe it has been 25 years since Timberdoodle began? We can’t either, so we’ve planned 5 weeks of festivities to celebrate! For 25 days we’ll share a tidbit or story from Timberdoodle‘s history, along with a quick question for you to [...]

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The Knight’s Story

May 14, 2010 No Comments

Have you ever wondered how families with disabilities or deadly diseases can keep going day after day? Did you ever wonder what if your own family found out some “bad” news, would you remain faithful to Jesus? Or maybe you could still say that you love Him with your mouth but would you really embrace [...]

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A New Book On Disabilities and God

Apr 27, 2010 No Comments

Just The Way I Am is a new release from Desiring God, and if you like many, wish that you could find a God-honoring book about disabilities, this book may just fit the bill. We have our copy on order from Desiring God and I can’t wait for it to arrive. Read more about this [...]

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Which Is More Tragic?

Apr 14, 2010 4 Comments

A Doctor’s license is lost over an “unsuccessful” abortion where the “wrong twin fetus” was aborted. And as Albert Mohler so wisely points out, “What is the real scandal here — that this doctor was ready to kill a baby with Down syndrome, or merely that he aborted ‘the wrong baby’?” If your children are [...]

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Special Needs – A Blessing or a Curse?

Feb 18, 2010 No Comments

I read an article on AP News yesterday, titled “Testing Curbs Some Genetic Diseases” and was stunned by its blatant tone of support for diminishing inherited diseases at any cost, even abortion. Testing Curbs Some Genetic Diseases appears to celebrate the fact that most parents are choosing to forgo bearing a special needs child, by [...]

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Family Devotions with Special Needs Children

Dec 29, 2009 No Comments

In response to an article I recently reposted about family devotions, there was a comment about the difficulty of doing family devotions when your family includes special needs children. This is a very valid and relevant concern, and one that many families are facing, so I will make mention of a few personal experiences. While [...]

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