: Family Specialist
Silvia is a parent of a child with special needs and is a passionate advocate for children with different abilities and their families. She has a Bachelor degree in Social Work and Psychology from Nyack College and a Master degree in Human Services from Liberty University. Silvia is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish. She is a fervent advocate for inclusion and has traveled to Brazil, Italy, and the U.K. to present to families and professionals on disability issues and educational interventions to improve the learning ability of children with special needs.