Lisa Krikorian Wentzell is a full-time mom with a full- time career caring for Scotty, her special-needs son. Together with her husband, Scott, they are dedicated to assuring Scotty enjoys all that life has to offer. Everyone’s life journey is different, and although their family journey is challenging, Lisa triumphs in uncovering hidden joys. She feels blessed with loving and supportive family, friends, teachers, and community, and with amazing programs that allow Scotty to downhill ski, ride horses, and surf. Lisa’s empowering message in A Dog and His Boy is inclusion for children like Scotty.