Jumpstart Developmental Services

UPDATED: April 26, 2021

Jumpstart Developmental Services is a newly founded ABA therapy practice in Miami Lakes, Florida. We are an all-women, first-generation immigrant-owned practice. Our founder Christiana Montoto, a current successful childcare facility owner, has seen a desperate need to provide quality services to children with developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum disorders, during their early development stages. To address the high demand for quality services in the community, Christina has partnered with Karoline Garcia, a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst and former Title 1 public school special education teacher to accomplish this joint mission of providing the best quality services to our community.

Karoline Garcia has over ten years combined experience in special education, early intervention, and applied behavior analysis. Karoline has experience in various settings and populations, including working with migrant children, foster children, individuals with developmental disabilities, students with emotional behavior disorders, autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, and schizophrenia.

At Jumpstart Developmental Service, we offer quality behavior analysis services with top-of-the-line resources and technology. We understand to deliver high-quality services, we must have highly trained and skilled staff. At Jumpstart, we also pride ourselves on ensuring we bring the best certified and highly qualified practitioners with continuing quality supervision and ongoing training. Our practice utilizes a wide range of informal and formal assessments such as ABLLS-R, VB-MAPP, PEAK, and FAST. We develop uniquely individualized programs catered to each child's unique needs using only evidence-based practices. To better serve our diverse clients, our practitioners are bilingual in Spanish and Portuguese. At Jumpstart Developmental Services, we use a whole team approach to help every child reach their individualized goals. Caregivers are actively apart of services with caregiving training sessions, workshops, and social group events. Our goal is to help develop each child's skills to where they will no longer need services and lead independent, successful lives.

  • Languages:
  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • Insurances Accepted:
  • Call for Fee
  • Private Insurance
  • No Insurance Accepted


Jumpstart Developmental Services
5979 NW 151 Street
Suite 102-i
Miami Lakes, FL 33014
United States






Karoline Garcia

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