Archimandrite Apostolos Kavaliotis

Archimandrite Apostolos Kavaliotis was born in 1965 in Eleftheroupoli, N. Kavala. He studied at the Faculty of Theology and the Primary School of Education. He served in his military service as Sergeant. He was a Gold and Silver Swimming Champion in the backyard. She is a Ph.D. and post-doctorate holder in the Department of Primary Education, Department of Special Education and Psychology of the National Kapodistrian University of Athens. She holds a Masters: 1) in Special Education at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, specializing in autism and mental retardation, 2) in designing training units at the University of the Aegean, specializing in gender equality, and 3) in Language and Literature , specializing in Black Sea countries. He attended Ecclesiastical Law in the Vatican with a scholarship from Metropolitan Philip of Naples and Thassos Prokopios. He specializes in autism at Harvard U.S.A. and New York University pain management. He has served in education for 28 years, of which 7 as a Special Education and Education Advisor in East Mac. Thrace, Serres, North and South Aegean. He is a contributor to international conferences and workshops, and publishes articles in newspapers and international journals. In 2007 he was invited by the State of Texas to contribute to the electronic dissemination of knowledge about autism and in the summer of 2013, 2014 and 2015 he was invited by the University of Cambridge as a researcher in an International Program on Autism. UN Volunteer For 30 years, he has participated in many humanitarian missions to third world countries, including in India near Mother Teresa (1984-1987). The Government of India gave him the title of “Citizen of Love”. Leading the fight against child prostitution in Greece and abroad (1990-1994), in removing the bombs in Yugoslavia (1993), as a member of Princess Diana’s team. Participated as a volunteer in the fight against racial discrimination in Johannesburg (summer of 1992 for two months). He was honored for his multifaceted humanitarian work by the Academy of Athens in December 2007. In 2010 he was nominated by Special Olympics Hellas President Ms Yianna Despotopoulou as “Preacher of Volunteering” at Special Olympics in Greece. In 2011 and 2012 was honored by the President of Special Olympics Dr. Shriver-Kennedy for the mobilization of Greek citizens in 2013 and 2014 by SO HELLAS President Yianna Despotopoulou. In March 2014 he was honored by the Mayor of Pagaiou – Eleftheroupoli, Mr. V. Xoulogis and the Mayor of Kavala, Mr. K. Simitsis for his social, humanitarian, scientific and literary work. He was: a) Vice President of the Chronic Disease Clinic of N. Kavala, b) Member of the Committee of Wise Ministry of Labor Policy, c) For many years member of the Education Committees of the Prefecture of Kavala, d) Chair of European Programs and Committees Ministry of Education and Regional Directorates Mac. Thrace, North and South Aegean. He is: a) a member of the International IAC UNESCO Advisory Board, b) the Governing Council of the Alexandroupolis ESA, c) a Vice-President of the Thrace Court of Appeals, d) a member of the Research Committee of the Institute of International, Economic and Social ) and (e) a member of the Board of Directors of SO Hellas. As an EAE School Advisor through the EAE Directorate of the Ministry of Education, he founded Special Primary Schools, Special Kindergartens and Specialized Vocational Education Laboratories throughout Greece. In July 2014, the World Health Organization made a special mention, as the best in the world, of Dr. Breastfeeding research. Apostolos Kavaliotis. On November 5, 2014, he was among the 50 Personalities from around the world accepted by the Pope in the Vatican and on November 8. The Vatican-based Giuseppe Scacca International Awards honored him with the 1st World Pedagogical Science Award for his research on autism, Down Syndrome and breastfeeding. On 16/1/2015, the President of the Hellenic Republic Mr. Karolos Papoulias decorated him with the Golden Cross of the Order of Honor, which is the highest distinction of the Hellenic Republic. In January 2015, the Greek Red Cross awarded him for his work entitled “Where There Are People”. In October 2015, the Municipality of Thassos declared him an honorary citizen of Thassos for his worldwide scientific, research, authoring, social and philanthropic work. He was greatly benefited by his spiritual father, the shipowner Frixos Vas Papachristidis and his son Vasilis Papachristidis, who form his spiritual family. Serves in the Holy Metropolis of Alexandria.