Thanks to Jason who pointed to this post, thinking about autism from a Christian perspective, provided by Justin Taylor earlier this year in response to Sunday’s post here.
David Powlison, respected Christian counselor, author and speaker, shares his thoughts on how people who are different for a variety of reasons can serve others by talking openly about their differences. He is talking specifically in reference to a question about autism:
(You are) serving them by helping them understand an aspect of God’s spectrum of differences. . .
This clip starts at the 6:23 mark. It is about three minutes of his longer answer:
What do you think? Is there a responsibility on those living with disability, either in themselves or through a family member, to serve other people this way?