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FACING AUTISM: THE SPARK

When Jacob Barnett was two, he was diagnosed with autism. Therapists told his mother that he might never tie his own shoes or be able to read. Today, Jake, as his family knows him, is pursing theoretical physics at the Perimeter Institute in Waterloo, Ontario and on the threshold of amending or even disproving Einstein's theory of relativity - an endeavor worthy of a Nobel Prize. Did a miracle happen? No. A mother happened. Seeing What Can Be Done The Spark is about the transforming power of a mother's unconditional love. The entire story of the success of Kristine and Jacob Barnett is a very easy, comforting read, inspiring and hopeful. Kristine makes it clear that she does not suggest…
Bob Jones
September 27, 2015