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Finding Joy in the Journey of Autism with Sandy Hartranft

Sandy Hartranft wearing a floral blouse and smiling and leaning against a pale blue wall
June 7, 2023

When Sandy Hartranft’s youngest son Ben was 3 years old, she walked into the dining room and could hardly believe what she saw. Ben had climbed up on the table and was literally swinging from the chandelier! With incredible humor, faith, and wisdom, Sandy shares her story of discovering her son had autism.

Ben is now a young man with hopes, dreams, and an irresistible joy. He’s even become a public speaker and advocate for people with autism. But the journey began with a mom who had to let go of what her idea of her family might be and learn to trust God with something even better.  

In this warm and wonderful conversation, Sandy shares her story and her advice to other families who are on this journey too. I love this family so much, and I know you will too.  

 You can find joy in the journey of autism. Listen to Sandy’s entire story below!


You can learn about Your Day Brighter®‘s host Tracey Tiernan and discover more episodes of this podcast by visiting the Your Day Brighter® Podcast Page.

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