Elsa Romão Vargues Vieira
Psychologist. Specialist in: Clinical Psychology and Health; in Work, Social Psychology and Organizations; in Special Educational Needs; in Community Psychology. In 1998, she founded with other fathers the institution APPDA Coimbra. 21 years at construction, implementation and evaluation of projects for intervention in ASD and its families (Europe financed and valued); Since 2001, was Director/Manager of APPDA Coimbra; 16 years as social trainer/teacher with handicapped people; 8 years as External Evaluator of life competences at Certification Centres. Participation a lot of formation related for knowledge acquisition. Mother of an adult on the autism spectrum.