And the Winners of the Unicorn Children's Foundation Community Inclusion Awards are…
Champion of Inclusion Award
Debbie Majors, City of Boynton Beach
Disability Employer of the Year
Employee of the Year
Jaclyn Applebaum, Arc of Palm Beach/ Otis Elevators
Healthcare Provider of the Year Dr. Judith Aronson-Ramos, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics of South Florida
Innovation & Collaboration of the Year
Sea Turtle Adventures, Inc.
Legal Service Provider of the Year
Sheri L. Hazeltine & Associates, P.A.
Legislative Official of the Year
Senator Kevin Rader
Media Influencer of the Year
Harold Reitman, Different Brains Inc.
Post Secondary Program of the Year
Dan Marino Foundation Marino Campus
Respite Care Companion of the Year Sierra Louk, The ARC of Palm Beach County
Self-Advocate of the Year
Service Professional of the Year
Melissa Burkhardt, Early Start Autism
Supportive Housing Award
Jack Kosik, The Villages of Noah's Landing
Teacher/Educator of the Year Sara Chong, The ARC of Palm Beach County
Community Choice Award
Congratulations to all of the nominees, finalists, and winners who embody excellence, integrity and passion in providing support and services to the 1 in 6 individuals who have one or more special needs/disability!
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Unicorn Children's Foundation is a 25 year old non-profit organization that is dedicated to building communities of acceptance, support, and opportunity for kids and young adults who are challenged by special needs and neurodiversity by supporting or developing its cradle to career pathways. Our initiatives connect families to community resources, advocate for inclusive opportunities, respect differences, empower individuals, and support success. With 1 in 6 children being diagnosed with a developmental or learning disorder, we believe it is our responsibility to create a world where all children's potential can flourish. To learn more about the Unicorn Children's Foundation visit http://www.unicornchildrensfoundation.org. Also available on Facebook and Twitter.
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