Awards and Accolades:

2007: The Autism Society of America’s Wendy F. Miller Professional of the Year Award

2009: Autism Around the World: Appreciation Award 

2010: Recognition by Mayor of Los Angeles, Antonio Villaraigosa for 20 years of commitment and dedication to the treatment of autism.

2010: Recognition and gratitude by Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger for provision of support and treatment for those affected by autism in California. 

2010: Autism Around the World: Appreciation Award 

2011: American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists: George Winokur Clinical Research Award

2011: Universal Love Foundation’s Parent of Distinction Award

2012: Recognition from The Senate of the State of California Taskforce on Equity and Diversity, for exemplary leadership and inspiring contributions in promoting equality for all individuals who are overcoming the challenges of autism spectrum disorders. 

2013: National Association of Professional Women for Outstanding Excellence and Dedication to Her Profession and the Achievement of Women

2014: Parenting Arizona: Raising the Bar Award

2015: The San Fernando Valley Business Journal’s Women in Business Lifetime Achievement Award

2015: The NW Autism Foundation Champion of Autism Award 

2015: Innovations in Healthcare Abby Award Finalist

2017: CODiE Best Solutions for Special Needs Students Award

2019: Autism Care Today’s Denim Diamond and Stars Visionary Award

2021: Society for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis: Award for Enduring Programmatic Contributions to the Field.