Telma has always been passionate about children, but it was after becoming a mom of two wonderful boys, one of them in the autism spectrum, that she decided to follow a career in ABA. She learned, through experience with her own son, that therapy can change lives and decided she wanted to help other children develop to their full potential. Telma has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Florida Atlantic University and is currently studying applied behavior analysis at Florida institute of Technology (FIT) and working to become a certified BCaBA then a BCBA. Telma is originally from Brazil and also speaks Portuguese.