A Very Young Influencer – level 3
Sirio Persichetti has spastic tetraplegia. He cannot speak and he cannot feed himself; however, the seven-year-old boy has taken the world of social media by storm. His daily antics prove that a disability is no barrier to inspiring others.
Sirio is one of Italy´s youngest influencers. His Instagram page is run by his mother Valentina who intended to tell the story of disability in a different way. She said that it was not easy to face Sirio´s disability; however, with the right help, such children could enjoy their lives.
Sirio´s parents came to understand that it was necessary to talk about disability without any pity and without the usual ways that disability was narrated.
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