Dave Rizzo, the father of 4 teens and young adults, reviews Dr. Gregory Popcak’s book for dads, “BeDADitudes.”
Author David and Mercedes Rizzo
Christmas can be a stressful time for families with children with special needs. David and Mercedes Rizzo share how they have learned to navigate holiday challenges with their daughter who has autism.
This week we’re discussing Chapter 4: The Corporal Works of Mercy, from Divine Mercy for Moms, by Michele Faehnle and Emily Jaminet. This week, David and Mercedes Rizzo note that to offer service to those in need is to offer service to Christ himself.
Mercedes and Dave Rizzo reflect on their daughter’s special needs prom. Having thought that their daughter, who has Autism, would never be able to attend her prom, they were thrilled by the way the school made this occasion a special one for all who attended and for their families.
Dave and Mercedes Rizzo discuss Autism Awareness Month. Having a child with Autism has been challenging at times for their family but it has also been inspiring to see her progress and to discover that she is a valued and cherished member of their family and society.