Today, 1 in 110 children will exhibit signs and receive a diagnosis of autism. Many parents will live in confusion, seeing the early signs but not understanding them. They will experience many varying emotions ranging from denial to panic to desperation. By understanding the early signs and seeing God's hand in the circumstances of dealing with this disability, parents will begin to approach the care of their children with autism from a position of hope. This book chronicles the journey of one mother who has traveled down the path of life with a child with autism. It contains strategies, techniques, and curricular suggestions that proved helpful to her child. In addition, it details a journey of faith and hope that ends in a new way of valuing the lives of our individuals with special needs. May it bring hope and help to others who have entered upon this unique journey.