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Stepping Stones Center for Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Inc.

Stepping Stones Center is an international organization that utilizes evidenced-based treatment practices with the Autism population.

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Healthcare Services
  • Location San Mateo, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2001
  • Employees 100
  • Website

Company Summary

Stepping Stones Center utilizes evidenced-based practices to treat and educate individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Downs Syndrome, Speech & Language Disorders and other related areas of need. Our services include but are not limited to: Comprehensive/Diagnostic Assessment; Applied Behavior Analysis therapy; Speech Therapy; Occupational Therapy; Professional and Parent Training & Development and social skills training.


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    Vivian David-Nicolas
    Clinical Director & CEO

    Dr. David-Nicolas received her doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from the Wright Institute, in Berkeley, California in June 2001. For over 20 years, her professional career has been devoted to working with the Autism population, In January 2001, she founded Stepping Stones Center for Autistic Spectrum Disorders, in the United States, and an international affiliate in Dubai in December 2006.

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    Sharon Venezio
    Regional Manager-Southern California Branch

    Sharon Venezio is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) who has been working in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis since 1995. Her graduate studies were completed at San Francisco State University. She also studied behavior analytic principles at the University of North Texas. She is a member of Southern California Consortium for Behavior Analysis, as well a subcommittee devoted to education and training.

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    Linda Kim-Stewart
    Regional Manager-Northern California Branch

    Linda Kim-Stewart is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).
    She has been working in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis since 1999. She studied autism during her undergraduate work at UCLA and continued to work in the field after graduation. Linda is a member of the Association of Professional Behavior Analysts (APBA) and California Association for Behavior Analysis (CalABA).

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    Veronica Micalizio
    Program Director-Dubai Affiliate

    Veronica received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of San Francisco (California) in 2005 and continued her studies to earn her Master’s in Counseling Psychology in 2007. Veronica also completed a series of graduate level coursework in Behavior Analysis in order to satisfy the requirements to apply for the Behavior Analyst Certification Board exam to become a Certified Behavior Analyst in 2013.


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    Richard K. Bauman
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    Ed Hatter, CPA