A Pair of Miracles: A Story of Autism, Faith, and Determined Parenting: Karla Akins

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Title: A Pair of Miracles: A Story of Autism, Faith, and Determined Parenting
By: Karla Akins
Format: Paperback
Vendor: Kregel Publications
Publication Date: 2017
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)
Weight: 9 ounces
ISBN: 0825444845
ISBN-13: 9780825444845
Stock No: WW5444845
SKU: 0825444845 Category:

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Laced with humor and compassion, A Pair of Miracles is the heartwarming story of Karla Atkins journey of rearing adopted twin sons, each diagnosed with autism and fetal alcohol disorder. This is more than a moving biography from a mom on the front lines, however. It is a powerful tool, full of practical help for parents, educators, and church members working with children who have intellectual disabilities, speech impairments, and other limitations on the autism spectrum. It is also a challenge to the church to welcome and celebrate all the members of their congregation, no matter their abilities.

Thanks to Karla’s determination, faith, and unconditional love–and contrary to doctors’ predictions–her adult twins are now able to function independently in many ways. They help their dad install pools, do carpentry work, and serve in the church as ushers, sound engineers, and children’s ministry workers. For parents seeking hope, answers, and peace, Karla leads the way to all three down a path she’s already been.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Karla Akins is the mother of five, including twin sons with autism. She has a bachelor’s in special education from Western Governors University and a doctorate in Christian education from Kingsway Theological Seminary. She has nearly four decades of teaching experience in homeschooling, private school and public education. 

Akins has also served in ministry for more than 30 years and is co-minister at Christian Fellowship Church in North Manchester, Indiana, with her husband, Eddie. She is also a popular speaker at conferences and retreats. In addition to A Pair of Miracles: A Story of Autism, Faith, and Determined Parenting, Akins is the author of four other books. 

Product Information

Title: A Pair of Miracles: A Story of Autism, Faith, and Determined Parenting
By: Karla Akins
Format: Paperback
Vendor: Kregel Publications
Publication Date: 2017
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)
Weight: 9 ounces
ISBN: 0825444845
ISBN-13: 9780825444845
Stock No: WW5444845

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Weight 1 kg

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