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Meet Our Team

Our Clinical Team

Arizona Institute for Autism
Scottsdale, Arizona

AIA's clinical team consists of experienced professionals and paraprofessionals as well as Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA) who have diverse experience and expertise.

Board Certified Behavioral Analysts

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Arizona Autism team member

Clinical Director, BCBA

Rula Diab, M.Ed, LBA

Clinical BCBA

Jennifer Espinoza, MAOL/ABA

Clinical BCBA

Joel Matiella, M.Ed, LBA

Clinical Team

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Clinical Manager

Carol Harrington

A.A. Special Education

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Clinical Client Advocate Supervisor

Jennifer Bonefont

B.A. Psy

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Clinical Administrator

Rachel Crosby

Clinical Supervisor Team Lead

Timirah Clay, B.S, M. Psych/ABA

Certified QBS SafetyTrainer, RBT

Clinical Supervisor

Rachael Sanchez

B.S, M. Psych, RBT


Clinical Supervisor

Beth Ingham

B.S, M. Sexual Health

Arizona Autism team member
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Senior Technician

Viviana Ramirez


Clinical Instructor

Christine Miller


Senior Technician 

Jorge Luis Torres



Clinical Instructor

Mahima Bedi


Our ABA Care Team

ABA Clinic Management
Applied Behavioral Analysis "(ABA) at your service"

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Clinical Operations

Kia Bess, B.S, MPA

Accounts Billing

Eney Garcia, B.A

Claims Billing

Mariah Marley

ABA's leading experts in special education and clinical care.


Human Resources Manager, Gloria Mckee

Human Resource, Payroll Ayah Shahbander

Employment Opportunities

Apply to join the AIA team! At the Arizona Institute for Autism (AIA) we are on a mission to improve special education and strengthen communities throughout Arizona.

Our talented and passionate employees are a critical piece to the high-quality ABA therapy we provide along with our commitment to behavioral health, school solutions, and community outreach. For questions regarding open positions, please contact us at

Parent Advisory Board
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