Air Date 02/20/2019

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Emily Colson shares how her son Max, diagnosed with autism, has made an impact on their church. Listen to the full program here.

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    Dancing With Max

    Emily Colson

    Emily Colson shares about her personal battles and heartbreak when, as a suddenly single mother, she discovers her only child has autism. This is a real life story of grace, second chances, and fresh starts in spite of life's hardest problems.

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Emily Colson

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Emily Colson is an author, a public speaker, and an advocate for persons with disabilities. In her book Dancing with Max – awarded "Book of the Year" by the Austism Society – Emily and her father, the late Chuck Colson, share the struggle and beauty of life with Emily’s son with autism, Max. Emily has told her story of hope throughout churches nationwide, as well as on numerous media outlets. She is passionate about engaging families affected by disability within the church. Emily currently serves on the President's Committee for People With Intellectual Disabilities and on several ministry boards including The Colson Center for Christian Worldview and Your Options Medical Pregnancy Centers. Emily has been a single mother for most of Max’s life, and currently resides in the New England area. Learn more about Emily by visiting her website, www.emilycolson.com.