Unicorn Children’s Foundation Announces New Executive Director


Boca Raton FLMarch 1, 2023 — Unicorn Children’s Foundation, a leader in the field of developmental differences, is delighted to announce that is has named Jaimee Sabato, Ed.D. as its new Executive Director.

Dr. Sabato earned her B.A. from Notre Dame of Maryland University, her Master of Education from Fairleigh Dickenson University and her of Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Lynn University.  Her dissertation topic was Continuity and Sustainability in the Disability World, soon to be released open-source eBook “Navigating Life in the World of Disabilities. Dr. Sabato also did freelance work for Kid Orange Tech. She was lead teacher for the American Heritage School and a member of the School Curriculum Team from 2005 through 2019. Dr. Sabato is also a member of the International Council for Exceptional Children and the Division on Career Development and Transition: DCDT.

Dr. Sabato’s experience goes back to when she and her daughter Allie were living in Argentina. There she saw a need for support for children and their families where she helped create programs and the institute IMENIC, for individuals with special needs.  The program has now grown into several schools and a transition program.

Dr. Sabato’s colleagues call her “smart, caring, and compassionate,” and note that she “leads with integrity and is steadfast in her own effective style.”  Her enthusiasm for the foundation and its programs shines through and she knows what it means to the participants, families, and community to make the Unicorn Connection Center a rewarding and comfortable place to work, grow, and learn.

Board President Angela Fisher shares, “Dr. Jaimee Sabato is a clear-thinking, dedicated, and inspirational colleague.  We look to her with confidence for the leadership that the Foundation needs to continue helping those with developmental differences and their families navigate their options and offer programs to help them flourish.”

Dr. Sabato will oversee operations and guide the continued services and growth of the organization, including several grant-funded projects. She is dedicated to the success of the Foundation’s new middle and high school program and the adult transition program to employment program, as well as the ongoing courses and family support activities offered by the Unicorn Children’s Foundation.

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About the Unicorn Children’s Foundation

Unicorn Children’s Foundation, founded in 1994, is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to creating cradle to career pathways for kids and young adults with developmental differences and helping their families navigate the complex journey.  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 difference, we envision a world where all children, regardless of their disabilities, will have every opportunity to be accepted, included, and provided with opportunities for meaningful engagement in their community.