María Merino

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Autismo Burgos

Since 2016- Member of the research team of the BBMIRADAS program. Miradas Foundation. Autism Burgos. University Hospital of Burgos. Since 2012-Present Member of the Management Team of the Association of Family Members of People with Autism of Burgos, Spain. Since 2006- Present. Coordinator of the Psychosocial Support Program for people with Asperger Syndrome / Autism Spectrum Disorders Burgos Autism (APITEA). Among the functions performed: Personnel management, programming and quality management, training and awareness about ASD in Universities, Educational Centers, Teacher Training Centers. Intervention in Social and Communication Skills with people with ASD, Intervention in Sexuality in people with ASD. Development of European projects, coordinating the Autism in Pink Project, and Autism and Uni. From 2006 to 2011. Technical director of projects in the Autism Federation Castilla y León, coordinating research projects in the field of health and Latin American cooperation projects " Across the sea. " I worked in various countries as a trainer and researcher for Vzdelávánim ke kvalitè (Brno), Asperger and TGD Association of Arica, Chile and Rubikear in Argentina (Buenos Aires). Prize Angel Riviere prizes for the Burgos Autism Health program, Tecnoartea-ubuingenio University of Burgos project, project Across the sea. Castile and Leon Federation. I started my doctorate researching life skills in adolescents with autism. I have collaborated with different projects in Europe and on education, gender and quality of life in autism. Author of different books on autism, such as stories or updates on the state of the art for publishers such as Paidos or Altaria and pedagogical design in apps and video games such as TEMPUS, Elisa's trip or SOCIO-RUTA.


Phd Sciences Education. University of Burgos. Psychologist University of Salamanca. Psychopedagogist National Distance University UNED


2019. M.L. Orozco., R. Bogdhan., J. Ortiz. M. Merino.Creativity development through problem-based informal science. Actas GIREP Conference. Hungary
2016. M. Merino, J.L. Cuesta, M.A. Martínez (2016) Life skills program for adolescents with autism spectrum disorders, ICERI2016 Proceedings, pp. 2396-2404.
2016 A.V. González, M. Merino (2016) Collaborative learning with students with autism spectrum disorder. An experience for teaching electromagnetism, ICERI2016 Proceedings, pp. 2429-2438.
2016. Merino, María & Lancho, Miguel & Serna, Christian. (2016). Supporting students on the Autism Spectrum throughout their university studies. 2561-2567. 10.21125/inted.2016.1546.
2014. Merino M (2014). Autism in Pink: women with Autism. How much we known about them?. Libro de Actas del Congreso Mundial de Autismo, Kuwait
2014. Merino, M Coord. García, S; Franco, V; Guía de motivación para padres de personas con TEA. Autismo Burgos.


2018. Merino, M y cols. (2018) Guía de Buenas Prácticas en niñas, adolescentes y mujeres con Trastornos del Espectro del Autismo. AETAPI
2018. Esteban, L y Merino, M (2018) Zara se hace mayor. Autismo Burgos
2017. M. Merino en Ruggieri, V y Cuesta, J.L (2017) Autismo: ¿cómo intervenir desde la infancia a la edad adulta? Capítulo Apoyos para la educación superior. Ed. Paidós
2015. Merino Martínez, M y cols. Todo sobre el Asperger. Guía de comprensión para familiares, profesionales y afectados. Ed. Altaria. S.L
2014- 12. Alvarez López, M. A y cols (2014) Guía de Actuación en Urgencias para pacientes con Trastornos del Espectro del Autismo. SACYL.
2014. Merino, M Coord. García, S; Franco, V; Guía de motivación para padres de personas con TEA. Autismo Burgos.
2014. Actas XVII Congreso Nacional de AETAPI. Autism in Pink: Mujeres dentro del espectro del autismo. Barcelona
2014. Actas XVII Congreso Nacional de AETAPI.Ranz, R; Herrero, A; Merino, M; García, C; Moneo, M. Programa Tecno ARTEA. Barcelona
2014. Actas XVII Congreso Nacional de AETAPI.Mansilla, V; Hortigüela, V; Merino, M; Plan de sexualidad Autismo Burgos. Barcelona
2013. Esteban, L y Merino, M (2013) Zara es transparente. Autismo Burgos
2013. Merino, M y cols (2013) Guía de intervención educativa en alumnos con Autismo. Revisada. Federación Autismo Castilla y León.
2012. Cuesta, J.L; Martínez, M. A .Coord. (2012) en Todo sobre el Autismo. Merino, M. Intervención en personas con Síndrome de Asperger/ autismo de alto funcionamiento (cap.9). Ed. Altaria, S.L
2012. Merino M y cols (2012) El estrés en las familias de personas con Autismo. Federación Autismo Castilla y León.

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Director of APITEA program in Autismo Burgos since 2007