Shelley Turner, LCSW, Director of Developmental Services Behavioral Health Programs
Shelley, a licensed clinical social worker, has been a member of the Rady Children’s family since 1997 and a member of the Developmental Services leadership team since 2008. She provides administrative oversight of the Autism Discovery Institute, Developmental Evaluation Clinic and Alexa’s PLAYC. For over 25 years, her career has been dedicated to serving children. Specifically, she has focused on prevention, early intervention and treatment in the areas of family violence, child abuse and neglect, and infant/early childhood development.
Andrea Wilson, Manager
Andrea is passionate about working with children and families. She started her career as a preschool teacher and continued to focus on early childhood education. She holds a master’s degree in human behavior as well as a two bachelor’s degrees from San Diego State University: one in child development with a minor in sociology and one in psychology. In her free time, she enjoys reading, concerts, movies, playing the piano, trying new restaurants and spending quality time with family and friends.
Fara Bowles, Administrative Assistant and Patient Access Representative
Fara has her degree in early childhood development. She has been teaching in the preschool setting since 1987 and teaching children on the autism spectrum since 2009. She recently came out of the classroom to join the front-office staff and enjoys the relationships she has made with the families. Outside of work, Fara enjoys traveling, concerts, watching sports and spending time at the beach.
Bonnie Corbin, Administrative Associate
Bonnie has been a part of the Autism Discovery Institute since its inception. Then known as the Children’s Autism Intervention Center, she held roles ranging from scheduling, assisting in the Toddler School with snack and nap times, and taking care of the daily business transactions. With the expansion of the center to the Autism Discovery Institute, Bonnie now focuses more on the business operations but may still be found interacting with families at the front desk or handling the variety of needs that arise.