I attended Joni and Friends family retreat with my son, Corey, who has autism and is intellectually disabled. He may have extra challenges to overcome in his daily life, but at the end of the day, he is just like any other 16-year-old boy. He loves to tease his sisters, and cleans out the fridge...
Years ago, when my son was first diagnosed with autism around age 2, it felt like his life—and mine—were over. On Sundays at church, I struggled to hold back tears while hearing the worship songs.
Amanda Bird Needham shares how she’s experienced God’s incredible love through Bent Tree’s Special Needs Ministry
Walker is one of many friends who participate in our Special Needs Ministry, and is part of the Bent Tree family. See his story here.