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Amiris Dipuglia

PaTTAN Autism Initiative
State Lead
Amiris Dipuglia obtained her degree as a medical doctor in 1991 from the Pontificate Catholic University Mother and Master in the Dominican Republic. When her eldest son Alexander was diagnosed with autism, she abandoned her medical career and pursued her certification as a behavior analyst. Amiris has dedicated over twenty years to serving children with autism and other developmental delays by providing training and consultation to staff members in educational programs as well as homebound service providers on the implementation of evidence-based-interventions derived from the field of applied behavior analysis. She also provides training to family members in order to promote and facilitate collaboration as well as optimize outcomes. She currently serves as state lead for the PaTTAN Autism Initiative as well as parent consultant.