Cristiane Salgado


Cristiane is a mother of two children, an artist, a former home appraiser and architect in her native country-Brazil . She chose to take care of her son full-time after he was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. He attends high school now and Cristiane works at home part-time, as a book-keeper , and is a manager at Kumon North America in Boca Raton. She is an avid advocate for causes that concern children with special needs.

Mikayela Mikulinsky


Mikayela is a physical therapist who earned her degree from FYU in 1997. She is married and a mother to three daughters. In her practice she acquired knowledge in adaptive equipment and her specialty is pediatric neurological impairments. For this reason, she seeks to help families to obtain appropriate services and resources.

John Ehrlein


John is a Broker/
 Associate at Keller Williams Realty in their East Boca Raton office. He earned his Master's Degree in Varying Exceptionalities at the University of Central Florida and is currently enrolled in the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program at Lynn University in Boca Raton. In addition to real estate, his professional experience includes business consulting, sales and marketing and education. He is married with three children and enjoys painting and writing. Visit his blog: Special Needs Populations; Issues & Challenges at

Linda Stegman


Linda is an owner / officer of LINART BUSINESS SERVICES INC, a Tax and Business Consulting Company specializing in small businesses and trust accounting. She holds a Master Degree in Accounting from Hofstra University, New York , has over 40 years of accounting experience and is a member of the National Society of Accountants . She is married  and is a mother and grandmother. She has served on various non-profit boards and has done extensive fundraising for charitable organizations over the past 35 years.

Dr. Norina Ocampo


Norina Ocampo, MD is a board certified pediatrician. She graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine, and has been practicing general pediatrics for eighteen years. She works closely with children who have special needs. Her passion to serve these children motivated her to become part of the Kid’s Needs Foundation cause.

Douglas Vogel


​Douglas Vogel is a Financial Services Executive with MAs Mutual and a Registered representative with MML Investors Services LLC. He is also a Spcaila care panner , dedicated to helping families plan of their children or other dependents with special needs.




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