Mariela has 17 years of experience working in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis. She has implemented behavior analytic strategies in providing parent consultation and training, as well as program development and supervision for in-home ABA services to enhance the quality of life for children and adolescents diagnosed with Autism and various developmental disabilities. Her teaching experience also includes social skills programs in group settings for learners between ages 2-12 years old, adaptive skills programs, and parent consultation and training. She has received her Master’s degree in Education, with an emphasis on Applied Behavior Analysis, from National University. Her focused interest areas in clinical work include collaborating with educators and other professionals who are committed to teaching children the skills necessary to succeed in classroom and social environments. Mariela is fluent in English and Spanish, during her leisure time she enjoys traveling, dancing, and working out. She is also passionate about helping her clients and their families by teaching them how to apply their acquired adaptive, social, and communication skills from home settings to the community through integrated activities.