294 – Bob Manganelli A Photojournalist & Filmmaker Reflects On The Death of His Deaf Son & Upcoming Film – Part 2

Our guest this week is Robert “Bob” Manganelli formerly of southern California, a photo-journalist and filmmaker, reflects on the joys and challenges of being a father of two deaf children. Bob and Terrylene are the proud parents of two children: daughter Catalene (19) and son Gianni ‘Gio’ who lost his hearing at age three and, who very sadly, took his own life at age 23, in March 2014. Bob reflects about the deaf community, Terrylene’s and their children’s deafness and the intersection of the typically hearing community. He also discusses some of the challenges Gio encountered, including seizures and bipolar

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293 – Bob Manganelli A Photojournalist & Filmmaker Reflects On The Death of His Deaf Son & Upcoming Film – Part 1

Our guest this week is Robert “Bob” Manganelli formerly of southern California, a photo-journalist and filmmaker, reflects on the joys and challenges of being a father of deaf chidlren. Bob and Terrylene are the proud parents of your two children: daughter Catalene (19) and son Gianni ‘Gio’ who lost his hearing at age three and, who very sadly, took his own life at age 23, in March 2014. Bob reflects about the deaf commuity, Terrylene’s and their children’s deafness and the intersection of the typically hearing community. He also discusses some of the challengs Gio encountered, including seizures and bipolar

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231 – Nelson Rascon of Tacoma, WA, Father of Three, a Licensed Realtor and Co-founder & Executive Director of Dads Move

Our guest this week is Nelson Rascon of Tacoma, WA who is the father of three, a realtor and co-founder of Dads Move – Strengthening The Roles Of Dads In Raising Their Kids With Special Needs. Nelson and his wife, JoRay, have been married for 9 years and between them are the proud parents of three children; Samantha (30) who has cognitive delays, Eric (26) who has Autism, severe Epilepsy and who is bi-polar, and Kaleb (26) who has Asperger’s and was more recently diagnosed as bi-polar too. Nelson reflects on his parents divorce, growing up without his dad, moving with

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