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Faith Talks Live Prayer: "AUTISM" - WHAT IS IT? - Part 1

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This is an edited rebroadcast part 1 of the initial "LIVE" broadcast.
In the summer of June 1994  during the single-parenting season of her life in the early days,  Dr Shirl's son, Joshua Francis was diagnosed with Infantile Autism. Joshua was only 22 months of age when the symptoms first appeared.
 Did you know that "AUTISM" affects 1 out of every 110 people across generational lines here in the United States? Join Dr Shirl and her husband, Dr Jeffrey Canniff as they explore the mystery of this developmental disability and talk about how autism has affected their family and Joshua and the new paradigm on how "The Joshua Connection" community network will help families and community cope with the many challenges of coping with autism . Retired News Anchorman, Robert McNeil will give his account of his experience of autism regarding his 6 year old grandson, Nick.  Dr Temple Grandin will share her account of autism and will provide some helpful common sense tips on how to work with individuals who are struggling with this developmental disorder in Part 2 of "AUTISM" WHAT IS IT?. Communion will be offered up at the end of this broadcast. Enjoy!