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What an honor! With Dr. Harry Aponte at the International Conference on the Person of the Therapist @Philadelphia, PA (April, 2018).

What an honor! With Dr. Harry Aponte at the International Conference on the Person of the Therapist @Philadelphia, PA (April, 2018).

With  Dr. Kenneth Hardy  at the International Conference on the Person of the Therapist.

With Dr. Kenneth Hardy at the International Conference on the Person of the Therapist.

When you meet individuals whose work has shaped your trajectory! Amazing! At the International Conference on the Person of the Therapist with Dr. Nancy Boyd Franklin.

When you meet individuals whose work has shaped your trajectory! Amazing! At the International Conference on the Person of the Therapist with Dr. Nancy Boyd Franklin.

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Volunteering as a Judge at EParaTodos  https://eparatodos.org  (Latinx arm of Eforall  https://eforall.org ). Because economic mobility is crucial to the health and overall success of our community.

Volunteering as a Judge at EParaTodos https://eparatodos.org (Latinx arm of Eforall https://eforall.org). Because economic mobility is crucial to the health and overall success of our community.

At Univision’s (the country's largest provider of Spanish-language content) Conceptos TV Show with Host and producer Efrain Abreu.

At Univision’s (the country's largest provider of Spanish-language content) Conceptos TV Show with Host and producer Efrain Abreu.

“Show and Tell” at a local preschool. It is never too early to teach children about their emotions!

“Show and Tell” at a local preschool. It is never too early to teach children about their emotions!

From Breathing spheres, to yoga poses, coloring, and pretend play- there are so many ways to teach and speak their language.

From Breathing spheres, to yoga poses, coloring, and pretend play- there are so many ways to teach and speak their language.

At Cambiando el Mundo de Personas con Discapacidades Radio Show (LA MEGA, 95.1FM and 1400AM). Topic: Parental stress in parents/caregivers with Children with Disabilities.

At Cambiando el Mundo de Personas con Discapacidades Radio Show (LA MEGA, 95.1FM and 1400AM). Topic: Parental stress in parents/caregivers with Children with Disabilities.

With Raquel Quezada and Monchy Roquez hosts of Cambiando el Mundo de Personas con Discapacidades Radio Show (LA MEGA, 95.1FM and 1400AM).

With Raquel Quezada and Monchy Roquez hosts of Cambiando el Mundo de Personas con Discapacidades Radio Show (LA MEGA, 95.1FM and 1400AM).

Acorn St. Beacon Hill. One of the most popular and photographed streets in Boston. I am an immigrant, I am Dominican, and I am Bostonian.

Acorn St. Beacon Hill. One of the most popular and photographed streets in Boston. I am an immigrant, I am Dominican, and I am Bostonian.

At Univision New England’s Conceptos TV show- talking about Adolescence and Mental Health.

At Univision New England’s Conceptos TV show- talking about Adolescence and Mental Health.

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At Univision’s (New England) Conceptos TV show- talking about Mental Health and Stigma (May 2019).

At Univision’s (New England) Conceptos TV show- talking about Mental Health and Stigma (May 2019).

At Univision’s (New England) Conceptos TV Show with host Efrain Abreu talking about Mental Health and Stigma.

At Univision’s (New England) Conceptos TV Show with host Efrain Abreu talking about Mental Health and Stigma.

Team work is dream work…Presenting our work with part of the team from the MGH’s Center of Excellence for Psychosocial and Systematic Research (2019).

Team work is dream work…Presenting our work with part of the team from the MGH’s Center of Excellence for Psychosocial and Systematic Research (2019).

Panel- Stigma of Mental Health in communities of minorities and people of color (May, 2019).

Panel- Stigma of Mental Health in communities of minorities and people of color (May, 2019).

“From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!”  -Dr. Seuss One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish (1960)  Tip: Intentionally pay attention to moments/people/activities/things that bring you joy and DO and CREATE more of that!!!

“From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!”
-Dr. Seuss
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish (1960)

Tip: Intentionally pay attention to moments/people/activities/things that bring you joy and DO and CREATE more of that!!!

Co-hosting with Yamilex Lara, co-host of Cambiando el Mundo de Personas con Discapacidades Radio Show.

Co-hosting with Yamilex Lara, co-host of Cambiando el Mundo de Personas con Discapacidades Radio Show.

With Raquel Quezada host of Cambiando el Mundo de Personas con Discapacidades Radio Show (LA MEGA, 95.1FM and 1400AM).

With Raquel Quezada host of Cambiando el Mundo de Personas con Discapacidades Radio Show (LA MEGA, 95.1FM and 1400AM).

Had a great time volunteering at CEMDPCD Disabilities Awareness Walk and Education Fair (June 22, 2019)

Had a great time volunteering at CEMDPCD Disabilities Awareness Walk and Education Fair (June 22, 2019)

Volunteering for a great cause. The first Awareness Walk and Education Fair for Disabilities in Lawrence MA, led by Cambiando el Mundo de Personas con Discapacidades org. (June 22nd 2019).

Volunteering for a great cause. The first Awareness Walk and Education Fair for Disabilities in Lawrence MA, led by Cambiando el Mundo de Personas con Discapacidades org. (June 22nd 2019).

Mindful Moment in Nature….

Mindful Moment in Nature….

With Ivy Watts organizer of the 1st Annual Mental Health Event in Waltham, MA (May, 2019).

With Ivy Watts organizer of the 1st Annual Mental Health Event in Waltham, MA (May, 2019).

What an honor to be a panelist along with Raquel Quezada and Asha Abduullahi for a  #BostonCollege  class on  #Diversity  and  #Disability . Thank you to professor Josephine Cudas for having the vision and inviting this discussion in her class. We spoke about how  #culture ,  #religion ,  #ethnicity , and  #skincolor can impact the experience of parents and families of children with  #disabilities  from the time of identifying needs, requesting  #evaluation ,  #diagnoses , to  #treatment  procurement (July, 2019).   #advocacy   #givingback   #community   #latinx

What an honor to be a panelist along with Raquel Quezada and Asha Abduullahi for a #BostonCollege class on #Diversity and #Disability. Thank you to professor Josephine Cudas for having the vision and inviting this discussion in her class. We spoke about how #culture, #religion, #ethnicity, and #skincolorcan impact the experience of parents and families of children with #disabilities from the time of identifying needs, requesting #evaluation, #diagnoses, to #treatment procurement (July, 2019).

#advocacy #givingback #community #latinx

I felt, listened, processed, discussed, and am still feeling so many  #emotions  after having co-led a group discussion organized by  The Chelsea Collaborative  for  #youth  on the impact of recent  #immigration  raids on the youth and the  #community .  “Sad” “Frustrated” “Angry” “Afraid” “Confused” “Disappointed”  Let’s talk about it, let’s put it together, let’s create a  #narrative  that  #heals , we are NOT broken...


I felt, listened, processed, discussed, and am still feeling so many #emotions after having co-led a group discussion organized by The Chelsea Collaborative for #youth on the impact of recent #immigration raids on the youth and the #community.

“Sad” “Frustrated” “Angry”
“Afraid” “Confused” “Disappointed”

Let’s talk about it, let’s put it together, let’s create a #narrative that #heals, we are NOT broken...

Invited by producer and host Raquel Quezada to co-host radio Cambiando el Mundo de Personas con Discapacidades Radio Program in her absence. Topics: resources and services available for people with disabilities, conferences for people with disabilities, and prevalence and incidence of sexual abuse in individuals with disabilities as well as protective factors and steps to take when abuse is suspected (August 10th, 2019).

Invited by producer and host Raquel Quezada to co-host radio Cambiando el Mundo de Personas con Discapacidades Radio Program in her absence. Topics: resources and services available for people with disabilities, conferences for people with disabilities, and prevalence and incidence of sexual abuse in individuals with disabilities as well as protective factors and steps to take when abuse is suspected (August 10th, 2019).

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