Julia is a bilingual speaker originally from California. She has been part of the Bilingual Interventions Family since July 2021, and has been practicing as a Speech Language Pathology Apprentice. She received her B.A. in Communication and Journalism and a B.A. in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the University of New Mexico in December 2020. She is currently working on her M.S., at the University of New Mexico and is expected to graduate in May 2023. During her undergraduate studies, Julia has developed a strong interest in working with children with autism, and volunteered at the UNM’s autism lab from June 2019 – March 2020. Julia is extremely passionate about helping her community and enjoys working closely with clients and families to establish functional communication.