Our Organization

Regional Center for Border Health, Inc. and San Luis Walk-In Clinic, Inc. are committed to improving the quality of life of the residents along the U.S.-Mexico Border by increasing accessibility to quality training and affordable healthcare.

Our Mission

The Center for Children with Special Needs & Autism strives to provide a multidisciplinary approach to assist children with special needs and autism spectrum disorder to reach their God-given potential.

Our Passion

We are dedicated to providing excellent healthcare with our highly qualified, multidisciplinary care management team.

The Center for Children with Special Needs & Autism is part of San Luis Walk-In Clinic, Inc. and Family Behavioral Integrated Health Services, an integrated, comprehensive and continuum primary-behavioral healthcare model.


Amanda Aguirre, MA, RD

President & CEO, Regional Center for Border Health, Inc.

Ines Gonzalez, MBA

Executive Director, Family Behavioral Health Integrated Services

Bianca I. Demara, MPH

Director, Center for Children with Special Needs and Autism

Dania Purifoy

Program Coordinator and Center Director’s Assistant

Children’s Health Home Coordinators

Mayra Montoya, BHT

Health Care Coordinator and Referral Specialist

Rosie Medina, BHT

Health Care Coordinator

Mayra Calleros, BHT

Health Care Coordinator and Employee Specialist

Michael Schwegler, BHT

Health Care Coordinator

Karla Perez, BHT

Health Care Coordinator

Behavioral Health Clinicians

Michael Kennedy, LCSW, BHP

Therapist and Behavioral Health Clinical Director

Cathleen von Hippel, PhD, BHP

Clinical Psychologist

Katarina Olea, PhD, BHP


Angelica Villasenor, MS, BHP

Therapist and Children’s Services Supervisor

Mily Gomez, LPC, NCC, CC-PT, BHP


Alex Valenzuela, LMSW, BHP


Yolanda Renteria, MA, BHP


Martha Vazquez, MA, BHP


Azucena Ramirez


Susana Chavez


Speech-Language Therapists

Ricardo Rivas, MA, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Brianne Allen, MA, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist