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Paralyzed Son Needs More Care than I Can Give

Paralyzed Son Needs More Care than I Can Give

In this counseling answer: •It is time you got your other sons involved. Help them to understand the needs of your physically disabled son. Show them what they can do after all, he is also their brother. •Encourage each of his brothers to take responsibility for his bathing, going to the toilet and eating. •You …

What Does It Mean to Have an Autistic Child?

What Does It Mean to Have an Autistic Child?

Fatimah chats with a brave mother, Umm Ali, who relates her powerful and touching journey of both her sons being diagnosed with autism. Umm Ali’s journey with autism began in early 2010 when her second son was born. Her eldest son was just little over 14 months old. In hindsight, it was an extremely overwhelming …

I Molested Young Girls; I Feel Guilty

I Molested Young Girls; I Feel Guilty

In this counseling answer: • The main barrier is that you sexually molested young girls in the past. That is an extremely serious issue and I cannot recommend that you seek marriage at this time due to this. • Repent and seek forgiveness from Allah for molesting those young girls if you have not already. …

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Born Crippled: Did I Inherit My Ancestors' Sins?

Short Answer: It is true that Islam does not accept inherited sin or punishment. Muslims do not accept the view that someone’s physical defect is a punishment given to him/her instead of their father. Islam teaches that the justice of God is all-pervading and that there is no question of His punishing one person for the sin of another. …

Autistic Brother Has Destroyed Our Life

Autistic Brother Has Destroyed Our Life

In this counseling answer: • When people behave in an unacceptable manner, the best thing to do is to try and see things from their perspective. • You may also find that support groups are available online. • Work with him to identify triggers; The key is to get to the root of the problem …

Parents Can't Accept My Marriage with a Disabled Girl

Parents Can't Accept My Marriage with a Disabled Girl

In this counseling answer: • You must ask yourself whether marrying this girl is a wise decision or not, especially since there are many points against this marriage working. • You do not have to feel responsible for this girl’s religion. Salamu ‘Alaikum Brother, Thank you for sending us your question. I ask Allah (swt) …

How Should Muslims Look at Disability?

Despite efforts of experts and people with disabilities, the majority of people still look at disability as something to be ashamed of or to hide, something to get rid of or to be ridiculed – including many Muslims. The culture and wrong interpretations of religion shape the view of some Muslims on disability which often …

5 Inspiring People with Down’s Syndrome

5 Inspiring People with Down’s Syndrome

Down’s syndrome is an intellectual disability caused by an extra chromosome 21. Typical symptoms include mild-moderate intellectual development, delay in reaching childhood milestones, and characteristic facial features. Despite the fear of parents, in most cases people with Down’s syndrome will meet the same milestones as everyone else should be given every opportunity to do so. …

Why Islam and Not Somewhere Else?

My road to Shahadah began when an admired director, Tony Richardson, died of AIDS. Mr. Richardson was already a brilliant and internationally recognized professional when I almost met him backstage at the play Luther at age 14. Playwriting for me has always been a way of finding degrees of spiritual…



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