Disability Rights NC Learning Differences Perspective

The five protective factors: A community approach to preventing ACES

About the author

Andrea Martinez is an advocate at Disability Rights North Carolina. She was raised in Raleigh and earned her bachelor’s degree in Child Development at Brigham Young University in Idaho. Afterwards, she moved to San Francisco in order to work with AmeriCorps in their partnership with Prevent Child Abuse California. In California, she worked with children with delays and disabilities as a teacher, coordinator, and developmental therapist.… Read full bio »