858-603-9835 info@includeautism.org PO Box 720072, San Diego, CA, 92172

Ydette Mapula-Rodriguez, M.A.

Program Director – Central

Ydette was born and raised in San Diego, CA. She attended San Diego State University and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, with a minor in Political Science. She originally came to the CC Program as a volunteer and quickly fell in love with the kids and the program, she was hired soon after. As a child she remembers giving up recess to volunteer with special needs children at her elementary school and feels that her experiences then have led her to where she is now. She has also been a volunteer for a non-profit organization for low-income families. She is passionate about helping others and appreciates the opportunity to do in the CC Program. Her future goals are to expand her education with a Masters degree in special education or social services. Ydette enjoys and arts and crafts, and exploring the world by traveling.

Fun Fact about Ydette: She also worked as a veterinary assistant for 4 years! Any pet questions? Just ask.