Autism & Alleluias by Kathleen Deyer Bolduc: A Short Review

Autism & Alleluias  is a lovely read about a mother’s search for spiritual guidance in helping her autistic son. She details varied situations and how calling upon her faith had helped her in her pursuit of inner peace. She talks about situations that are all too familiar to parents of autistic children and you will be able to identify with her feelings and a desire for inner support. For those looking for a spiritual read at this time of Holy Week you will find what you are looking for in this book.

The author Kathleen Deyer Bolduc, MA, is a nationally recognized author and speaker in the field of disability ministry. The mother of a young adult son with autism and moderate intellectual disability, she has shared her inspiring story in His Name is Joel: Searching for God in a Son’s Disability (1999), and A Place Called Acceptance: Ministry with Families of Children with Disabilities (2001).

For those looking for a more indepth Christian discussion about this book please click here for my friend Barb Dittrich’s review. (It will be avaliable by Good Friday) Barb is not only the parent of special needs children but also runs the disability ministry Snappin Ministries (here). 

Wishing everyone a joyous week.

Until next time,



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2 Responses to Autism & Alleluias by Kathleen Deyer Bolduc: A Short Review

  1. Unknown says:

    How timely this is, for me. Thanks for the recommendation, and may your week be blessed.

  2. susiestuff says:

    Oops- started to comment and lost it. Reading is a bit of a luxury these days–but sometimes I listen to I\’ll keep an eye out. Thanks for the review. I think it\’s important to find support wherever you can. You never know where you\’ll find it. Having faith helps. 🙂

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