Saturday, June 22, 2013

Vicar Awarded for Work with Autism

Reverend Dr. John Gillbrand is the first person to win the Autism Heroes Lifetime Achievement Award.  The Welsh Vicar has a son with autism.  Dr. Gillbrand advocated for autism in his community and set up the Cross Party Autism Group in the National Assembly of Wales.  Also an author, Dr. Gillbrand's book is titled Disabled Church, Disabled Society: The Implications of Autism for Philosophy, Theology, and Politics. This book was shortlisted last month for the 2013 Michael Ramsey Prize for Theological Writing.  This man is certainly one dedicated father.

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