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Aimara Rodriguez

Parent and Spanish Interpreter

Aimara is the parent of two beautiful children: Alex, who has autism, and Karina, his little sister. Aimara is an Architectural Designer who graduated in 1985 from Caracas-Venezuela, but she also assists at CARD, where she provides extremely valuable help with translation and interpretation for families who communicate in Spanish. Aimara has been actively working with families with children with special needs since 1999, when she became a team member of the Family Resource Specialists at the Early Steps Program, in the Department of Children and Families. Aimara joined UCF-CARD in 2004; her experience and knowledge are a comfort to the families and the UCF CARD staff. She loves to spend time at the beach with her husband Alan and her two kids, going camping with Girl Scouts, going to the movies, and exercising.  Aimara provides translation support to coordinators, and also provides monthly parent education seminars in spanish for our Central Florida constituents.