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Family Speaker Series – School Advocacy

May 18, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Please join us on Saturday, May 8, 2018 for a class on advocating for your child in the school system. Our guest speaker will be Eliana Tardio.


Eliana Tardio is the mother of Emir and Ayelen, both with Down syndrome. Emir is the first student fully included on access points in Lee County and is in Middle School in Three Oaks Elementary. Ayelen is in Pinewoods Elementary in 5th grade, included full time as well. Eliana is a world-wide inclusion advocate with more than half a million followers on social media and a bilingual blog with more than 200k monthly views. Among many awards, she has been named as Best Latino Advocate through the use of Social Media in an initiative of Latinos in Social Media and The White House on 2016 and Inclusion Leader by Hodges University on 2017. She recently participated in the Census Migrant Summit, invited by the Department of Commerce, as one of the Top 30 Florida Latina Community Leaders. She has a bachelor in Communications and PR, and master degrees in Marketing, and Legal Studies


Refreshments will be provided.

We will have a Q&A session at the end of the presentation.


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May 18, 2019
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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