Photo by Sharon Holoviak. With the help of Thich Nhat Hanh’s teachings on emptiness, Stephen Holoviak realizes that to fully know and accept his autistic daughter he must let go of his hopes and dreams for her. Our daughter, now thirty, is autistic, nonverbal, and has pervasive communication issues. She was an infant when diagnosed in 1981. Back then there was little [...]
About Stephen Holoviak
Stephen Holoviak is a professor of management at Penn State University, Mont Alto, and the father of four children, one of whom has autism. He lives in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.