Sacraments for Children with Special Needs


We’re sharing our experience with helping our daughter, who has autism, to prepare for the sacraments. Sometimes progress can be slow, but the benefits have been great.

The first video was cut short due to technical difficulties, so we’ve concluded it here:

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Copyright 2019 David and Mercedes Rizzo


About Author

David and Mercedes write and speak from a faith perspective as parents of a child with autism. They are available to speak, and have appeared on radio and other media. Visit to learn more. Follow them on Facebook at Autism With The Rizzos. Authors of Praying For Your Special Needs Child, (Word Among Us Press) and Spiritually Able and The Adaptive First Eucharist Preparation Kit (Loyola Press).

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