Iuliia Sterpinska, Special Needs Teacher
State/Country: Ukraine, Europe
School/ Organizations: Pechersk School International
For the month of April, IBCCES is recognizing some of the Outstanding Autism Specialists that dedicate their lives to making their communities and the world a better place for individuals living with autism. At IBCCES, we know that all of our certified members are exceptional human beings, and each makes a difference each day. We want to send a personal thank you to all of you who work in the field of autism, are a parent or family member of a loved one with autism, or just cares about the field and making the world a better place.
Please see below for some of the few outstanding individuals that represent our members who make a difference.
“Her kindness, patience, and dedication are unparalleled and her passion is obvious as she looks for every opportunity to advance her learning in any way she can to help those on the autism spectrum.” – Excerpt from nomination for Khamiya Nisbett-Parris
“Her strong understanding on how Autism affects an individual has not only brought hope and optimism to families, but also the methods and tools to transform their children’s lives across community settings.” – Excerpt from nomination for Vicki Johnson
City/State: Silver Spring, MD
School/ Organizations: Private psychotherapy practice; Autism Resource Services, Silver Spring International Middle School (Montgomery County Public Schools)
School/ Organizations: Maldives Autism Association
City/State: Providence, RI
School/Organizations: Providence Public School Department District Autism Team (School Psychologist), Northeast Behavioral Associates, South Eastern MA Region (In-Home Behavior Therapist)
City/State: Carthage, MO
School/ Organizations: Beckett’s Counseling Services