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The Positives of Raising an Autistic Child

Jochebed Isaacs, Early Autism Project Malaysia

24-Apr-12 16:00

The Positives of Raising an Autistic Child

To many families, hearing the diagnosis of autism can feel like bad news and a life sentence of hard work and confusion ahead. Yet it's ignoring the fact that there are many positives associated with this as well, including skills in mathematics and aesthetics, focus, and even computer skills.

Jochebed Isaacs of the Early Autism Project Malaysia, joins us today in conjunction with Autism Awareness Month, and discusses the positives and joys of raising an autistic child.


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