Aidee Rodriguez, M.S., LEP, ABSNP
Licensed Educational Psychologist
Board Certified School Neuropsychologist
Aidee is a Licensed Educational Psychologist (LEP) with a broad array of expertise in gifted and talented education, learning disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism, developmental disabilities, anxiety, depression and seizure disorders. Through her many years in a clinical setting, Aidee fell in love with the wealth of information derived from neuropsychological evaluations and completed requirements for the Diplomate in School Neuropsychology post-graduate program. She applies her knowledge of brain functions to get to the root of challenges, identify each person’s unique areas of strength and weakness, and advocate for their needs.
Aidee has served students and families for over 20 years in school districts throughout California as a general education teacher, gifted and talented education specialist, school psychologist, and specialist at the Northern California Diagnostic Center. She has a background in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) supervising behavior intervention specialists and providing in-home support. As a former public-school employee, Aidee has learned the value of working collaboratively with teachers and families to identify and cultivate student’s strengths in order to maximize educational outcomes. Given her Hispanic background, Aidee not only speaks Spanish fluently, but is also adept at integrating issues of diversity as she explores clients’ needs within the context of their race, ethnicity, and linguistic background.
Aidee is passionate about capitalizing areas of strength and providing students, parents, adult clients, and educators practical and research-based interventions that can be readily implemented within home, school, and work environments. Her extensive years of public-school service bring forth a wealth of expertise and understanding of the programs and resources available for students in preschool through college. Aidee’s professional expertise combined with her experience as a mother of seven, bring forth a unique blend of compassion and understanding, making her a valuable resource to clients and families in search of answers and assistance.
Aidee’s educational background includes a Bachelors’ degree in English Literature from the University of California in Santa Barbara, a Multiple Subject credential from Chapman University, a Master’s degree in School Psychology from National University, and a Diplomate in School Neuropsychology from the American Board of School Neuropsychology (ABSNP). Aidee has been trained and frequently applies evidence-based practices in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) to help clients develop strategies to address behavioral and emotional challenges.
Her professional associations include:
- Hispanic Neuropsychological Society
- National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
- California Association of School Psychologists (CASP)
- American Psychological Association (APA)
In her spare time, Aidee enjoys spending quality time with her family. She also takes great pleasure in cooking, traveling, attending visual and performing arts events and reading up on the newest trends in neuropsychology.