Karla Pretorius

Karla Pretorius

Director / Co-developer

Karla is one of the two directors of AIMS Global and co-developer of AIMS support system. She started working in the field of autism in 2002 and has played an instrumental role on an international level in advocating for autism awareness, acceptance and understanding.

Karla is a researcher in the field of autism and is currently completing more studies to develop and expand support systems for individuals on the autism spectrum. She received a double Honours degree in the US and South Africa as well as completing her Masters degree in Psychology through the University of Stellenbosch.

Karla, together with her colleague, Nanette have presented in many countries, such as Denmark, South Africa, Indonesia and Singapore. They have collaborated with autism advocates and adults on the spectrum by providing a holistic support system that evolves as our understanding of autism evolves.

She is a major role player in the autism revolution. Karla currently resides in Bali, Indonesia, but travels all over the world to work with clients. Her passion for autism drives her to continue learning from her amazing clients, their parents, adults on the spectrum and professionals in the field.

She is well known and loved in the autism community as her passion for her work is evident in her determination of working with people in the field to better equip individuals on the spectrum in every way.