Spanish /English Bilingual Educator, energetic and passionate about students with special needs and communication disorders.Vast experience as an Early Interventionist and Moderate/Severe Teacher in hospitals, schools and home settings,with a strong developmental and behavioral foundation. Knowledgeable about teaching academics and life skills to children with moderate and severe needs and autism spectrum disorders. Organized professional, who is creative and flexible in the design and implementation of intensive, explicit and comprehensive direct instruction and using FBA's for the development of individualized PBS plans. Skilled in employing natural routines in a systematic and sequential way, and in assessing strengths and needs of infants and children, collecting data through context based assessments in the natural environment. Dedicated to build lasting skills acquisition by scaffolding adaptive sensory-motor responses and developmental strengths. Excelent behavioral management techniques in anticipating behaviors and addressing coping skills, problem solving and communicative functions. Possessing interpersonal skills to develop a positive rapport with family members, school and community. Seasoned and assertive teacher devoted to excellence, who takes pride in my passion for helping children reach their hidden potentials and improve quality of life.