Ivonne Rodriguez earned a BA in Human Communication/Special Education (learning, language and hearing disabilities) at University of Las Americas, Mexico city. She has a teacher’s Diploma for ESL (English as a second language) earned at the British Council in Mexico City. Ivonne designed and implemented a research thesis on the relationship between late speech development and subsequent reading problems (scope-120 children involving theory and standardized testing) She participated in a research study for Alternative and Augmentative Communication methods for people with Cerebral Palsy. Ivonne designed, prepared and conducted population census identifying people with special needs in rural area, designed to bring resources to the area according to the needs identified. Ivonne has worked with children and with adults with special needs for the past 20 years in a professional way and also as a volunteer. In 2005 she moved to Canada where she started volunteer work for adults with special needs at the Participation House (Markham, On) and later collaborated with Christian Blind Mission. After that she was convinced that her passion was about doing anything and everything she could to join this community effort to make the potential of the individuals we serve thrive. In 2011 she moved to Texas where she was involved as a volunteer with the local High School for Special Olympics, Believe & Achieve cooking classes, Victory Flows Respite weekend events, Stonebriar Special Art classes and finally she started a Day Program at Cornerstone Ranch where the individuals skills and interest were customized so their participation in the activities was a successful experience and this would translate into being motivated to join us on a daily basis. Now she is living in Boca Raton for good and thankful to be part of the Unicorn Children’s Foundation team.