Emily Colson talks about the trials and triumphs she's experienced in raising her autistic son, Max. Her father, author Chuck Colson (now deceased), joins the conversation to discuss the lessons they've learned from Max which underscore the sanctity of all human life. (Part 1 of 2)

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    Photo of Chuck Colson Baptizing Max

    This PDF contains a photo capturing the moment Chuck Colson baptized his grandson Max. 

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    Emily's Pictures for Max

    This PDF contains some cartoon-like drawings which Emily Colson used to help her autistic son, Max, process some of life's unusual moments. 

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    Autism Speaks

    Visit the website of Autism Speaks, an organization dedicated to funding autism research, increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.

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    Autism Society

    Visit the website for the Autism Society which exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism by providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy.

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    Life: Go for it

    Emily Colson outlines some of the ways that she and her son, Max, were able to break free of the control that autism had over their lives.

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    Q&A: We have a son recently diagnosed with autism. How do we help his siblings adjust?

    How do we help our "typical" kids deal with the fact that our family is different in some ways from those of their friends?

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