walking into the light with my autistic grandson


The Author

Earle Martin was an Episcopal priest for twelve years before leaving the ministry and receiving a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Houston. Following a brief time at the Family Service Association, he was in private practice in psychotherapy. Now retired, he lives in Houston with his wife Kristi and their dog, Nimrod.  Read more »

The Book

In the heartwarming pages of The Boy Who Saved My Life, Earle Martin tells how Charlie, his grandson with autism, rescued his soul. He explains where he was in his personal life when Charlie appeared, and how Charlie breathed life into him.  Read more »

The Brookwood Community

We are so happy that Charlie is a day citizen of The Brookwood Community.Through the Grace of God, The Brookwood Community provides an educational environment that creates meaningful jobs, builds a sense of belonging, and demands dignity and respect for adults with disabilities.  Read more »


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