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The events of my son’s bar mitzvah day don't begin to tell the story of how Max arrived at that moment.

Dean Asofsky

Life has been relatively calm the last few days. A major reason for that is that Ted - my son, who has autism - is off at camp for 3 ½ weeks.

Amanda Orgel Ferguson

One recent Shabbat, on the anniversary of his bar mitzvah, a young man with autism chanted Torah at our erev Shabbat service.

Lisa Friedman

A piece of my soul died when we decided that my son Ben’s autism would necessitate a reexamination of a conventional bar mitzvah service.

Rabbi Rebecca Einstein Schorr

Hidden away, they have been waiting for this day. To be used for the purpose for which they had been created. Beautifully, lovingly.

Rabbi Rebecca Einstein Schorr

On the one hand, I’m one of those people who think it is a little ridiculous that we have a “month” for virtually everything.

Lisa Friedman

Two great things you can give your children: one is roots, the other is wings. (Hodding Carter)

Deborah Greene
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