Gabriela attended Florida International University and graduated in July 2017 with a BA in Psychology and two minors in Anthropology and Asian Studies. She volunteered to do research at FIU Bridge during her collegiate years to work with kiddos with disabilities in a study to see the effects of yoga and their mental health. This experience led her to choose ABA as her career path and to advancing her love to see these kiddos progress successfully in life. She has earned her RBT certification in May of 2017 while being in undergrad so after she graduated, she has been excelling in her work ethnic and skills to expand her knowledge in this field. For over a year and a half, she has worked with young children (1-13) whom have ASD, developmental delays (ADHD), and/or other mental disabilities. She has extensive knowledge on communication (non verbal, PECS, to fully verbal), functional levels (severely low functioning and to high functioning), in a variety of settings (clinic based programs, school, and community). Gabriela has also taught essential life skills such as social skills, self-help, communication, as well as reduction in maladaptive behaviors. She is knowledgeable in discrete trial training, natural environment training, and error-less training. Gabriela’s desire is to help create positive changes in children’s and families lives!  

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