Mariam Alaouie

Mariam Alaouie

Mariam Alaouie was born in Lebanon and immigrated to the United States at the age of five. She attended Fordson High School in Dearborn, Michigan.  After High School, Mariam attended Wayne State University where she received a Bachelors and a Masters of Social Work. Mariam has extensive experience working with young children and adults who have been diagnosed with Autism, Emotional Impairment, Severe Cognitive Impairment, Severe Multiple impairment as well as at risk adolescents who suffered severe trauma. She is currently employed as a School Social Worker in a center-based school in Dearborn Public Schools.

Mariam is a mother of three children, two of which are diagnosed with autism. She has always had a strong passion to work and advocate for persons with special needs. Her children’s diagnoses and passion for advocacy pushed her to co-found Blue Hands United and complete her studies in Social Work where she is able to advocate for the voiceless.