Angela is a second year graduate student at the University of California, Santa Barbara working towards her doctorate in Special Education with emphasis in Autism. She obtained her Masters degree in Special Education from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Her main area of research is in the field of sex education as it relates to individuals with Autism. In addition to her work as a behavioral clinician, she volunteers her time with Special Olympics and mentoring individuals recently diagnosed with Type I Diabetes. She resides on the Central Coast of California with her husband Philip and their kitten Sophie.