Patti has committed her life to supporting families with autism and related disorders for the past 25 years. She has worked in various roles as a volunteer, fundraiser, and advocate. In her current role as Family Support Coordinator at Pressley Ridge, she ensures that family voice is included in consultations, trainings, and policies. In her dual role as a Treatment Foster Care Pre-Service Curriculum Trainer, she provides internal and external training of Pressley Ridge’s evidenced-based curriculum and played a vital role in the most recent curriculum revision. Patti serves on Pressley Ridge’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee. She is active in ACRC’s Family Voice Affinity Group and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Affinity Group. Most importantly, Patti is the proud mother of Jordan, her 26-year-old son with autism and Nicole, her 23-year-old daughter who is thriving in Miami.
Family Support Coordinator and Trainer