Autism, ABA Therapy, and Self Care: Francesca’s Story

Francesca Andrade lives in CA and is currently studying to be a marriage and family therapist. She also has many years of experience in working as an Applied Behavior Analysis technician as well as being the mom to a son with Autism.

In this episode, Francesca shares her story of discovering her son is autistic, the therapies they’ve utilized plus how she practices self care with all that she has going on.

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