Over the past 27 years, Aldo has worked in the field of developmental disorders with an emphasis on early diagnosis and intervention of Autism Spectrum Disorders (18-24 months). Aldo’s clinical focus has also consisted of directing non-for-profit agencies that help children, teenagers and adults on the autism spectrum. He is fluent in various programs and intervention methodologies for ASD such as PECS, TEACCH, ESDM and gold standard ASD assessments like ADOS,-2 ADI-R, CARS-2 and PEP-3.
Aldo initially completed his undergraduate studies in General Psychology (Universidad Catolica Andres Bello, Caracas Venezuela). He went on to pursue a degree in Clinical Psychology (graduating with honors at Centro de Salud Hospital Psiquiatrico El Penon, Caracas Venezuela) along with a Master’s in Special Education and Early Intervention (Universidad Internacional de Valencia) in Valencia, Spain. He also teaches graduate level courses with focus on developmental disabilities at Universidad Metropolitana (ASD), Universidad Monteavila (ASD) , Universidad Central de Venezuela (Communication and ASD as part of the Speech Pathology Graduate Program) and as an International Professor for Inclusive Education Graduate Program of at Universidad del Azuay in Cuenca, Ecuador.
Aldo is happy to now be providing Applied Behavioral Analysis services to children with ASD at My Favorite Therapists.