Paula Facey-Matthews is an Els for Autism Foundation Job Coach working with adult participants in the Work Experience Program. In this capacity, Paula provides the necessary support and strategies, per the participants’ strengths and capabilities, to attain independent living and employment goals. Paula earned a Bachelor’s degree in General Studies from the College of Education at Florida Atlantic University and graduated magna cum laude. The world of autism is not unfamiliar to Paula since her youngest son was diagnosed 14 years ago at age 5. Paula welcomes this opportunity to share her knowledge and experience with the Els for Autism Foundation community.