When my child was diagnosed with autism, he was just one child out of 500 children.
January 11, 2018
Within the pages of Marianne Snyder’s new book, Tears of Promise: A Story of Autism, ($14.49, paperback, 9781545607046; $6.99, e-book, 9781545607053) readers will find a valuable resource for anyone touched by autism. A source of realistic encouragement and hope, Snyder details how God turned her family’s struggles and heartache into victory and blessings.
“When my child was diagnosed with autism, he was just one child out of 500 children. Now the autism spectrum touches 1 of 65 children,” states the author. “The prevalence of this disability is alarming, and families need encouragement as they themselves begin this difficult journey. Often, we see this life as a disappointment when, in reality, it can be filled with the abundant promises and blessings of raising a special needs child within the hands of a loving God. Tears of Promise offers a new perspective to desperate families who are just beginning this journey. This perspective is from the vantage point of looking back over our shoulders of what we as a family have traveled with priceless advice, wisdom, and encouragement to those just beginning.”
Marianne Snyder is the author of such books as Revealing the Tapestry, Beauty of the Tapestry and the Warrior King, and With Love from Cocoa. Her love for children with special needs and the Special Needs Community encouraged her to share her family’s compelling story of autism. For numerous years, she was an elementary educator and now enjoys homeschooling her youngest. Marianne was raised in Nebraska but for over thirty years has lived in Phoenix, Arizona where she and her husband have raised their four…