Joseph A. Valenzano is President & CEO of and its parent ep World, Incorporated. Exceptional Parent Magazine, a publication that serves the needs of families caring for children and adults with disabilities and special health care needs.
In July the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD) will congratulate Mr. Valenzano as the recipient of the 2013 UNICO Americanism Award. The national Italian American service organization UNICO takes its name from the Italian word “unico” which means unique.
Mr. Valenzano is also a recipient of the 2010 Art of Reporting Award acknowledging his work to increase public awareness and understanding about genetic advancements or advocacy organizations and their impact on real people’s lives. (View video).
Tune in on Thursday at 8PM EDT to hear Joe's stories about growing up in an American Italian family. Along with his wife, Joe raised five boys and continues to pave the way for a better world for kids every day.