Maria is a licensed teacher certified in Intensive Special Needs Education, as well as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and a Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst. She received her Master of Science in Education at Simmons College and completed the BCBA coursework through Endicott College. Maria has worked with children, adolescents, and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities for almost 20 years. She has worked in a variety of settings including, public schools (pull-out, sub-separate, and inclusion models), private residential and day schools, and in home consulting. Maria’s experience includes training and supervising staff, curriculum development, completing assessments, and parent training.