14 July 2021

Supporting Your Autistic Child

The cause of autism is unknown but likely multifactorial. Both genetics and the environment are thought to play a role. Boys are four times as likely to be diagnosed as girls.

There is no blood test or brain scan that can diagnose ASD; rather, it is done by studying an individual’s developmental history, observing their communication skills and social interactions, psychometric testing, and examining for neurological deficits.

Love and Imperfection

St Paul says,” be kind to one another, tender-hearted and forgiving one another, as God in Christ has forgiven you.” (Ephesians 4:32). Yet in the context of ordinary communication, talk of mercy is a foreign language.

In a world where mass media is all supreme, spiteful gossip, vindictiveness and revenge all too often seem to set the tone. In this Majellan article, we look at the Christian concept of mercy.