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About Worth Advocacy


To provide guidance and instruction to families with children in need of special education services and support in navigating towards an appropriate, measurable outcome for their future success.

Sandra Worth is the president of Worth Advocacy for Disabilities, and Founder and Executive Director of My Autism Connection, Inc. 

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Sandra Worth

As mom of an adult son diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, she and her husband personally navigated many challenges that families typically face when learning about a diagnosis for the first time.  In her pursuit of finding resources and supports, she was determined to share any crucial information she could gather.  

Sandra’s certifications are as follows: Autism Spectrum Disorders and Person-Centered Approach to Service Delivery from the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD).  In addition to having expert training in Special Education law.  

She is also a certified Instructor in the Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS®) from Dr. Elizabeth Laugeson with UCLA and in the SCERTS® Model from the Autism Institute at FSU College of Medicine.


‍‍Since 2010, Sandra has served as a member of Project Transition, an interagency committee with the Lee County School District to assist in sharing support and guidance towards transition services for ESE (Exceptional Student Education) students in the school district.


During 2012-2013, she took the lead in a 4 person team in drafting and developing the Vocational Training Center for Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida.


Sandra provides a unique perspective on training law enforcement and first responders on “Best Approach” while interacting with individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders. 


Through a partnership with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office in the development of the only nationally recognized Driver Challenge, teaching law enforcement and individuals diagnosed with Autism how to effectively communicate learning how to navigate safely on our roadways through classroom and practical lessons at the Sheriff’s training facility. She also provides training for school personnel, health departments and other professional staff.