Provides one-on-one therapy with your child by implemening the individualized treatment plan created by the supervising BCBA. The BT has the role of creating a positive and fun learning experiece for your child.
I have a B.A in Communication Sciences and Disorders from The University of Maine, and I am currently working on my Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Emerson College. I enjoy learning about behavior and applying principles of ABA with my clients. I feel that I am part of a close team that aims to help each client reach their greatest potential and I love watching my clients progress with the services I provide!
My name is Casey; I graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. When I decided to pursue psychology I knew that I wanted to work with children. I am excited about the career path I have chosen and look forward to continuing to apply ABA to everyday life. In my free time, I love going to the beach, going for runs, and watching New England Sports games.
I began my career of working with those with autism in San Diego, CA.,
where I was trained and attended workshops with people who are still
greatly respected in the field today! I have worked as an independent
contractor through Applied Behavior Consultants, where I opened a
supportive living agency and managed a program that supported adults with disabilities in opening micro enterprises. In San Diego, I was fortunate enough to be part of innovative self supporting performing arts group that I co -directed. Music is a Universal language and remains a passion of mine.
I am a certified Early Educator and Speech Assistant and have been working in the field of pediatric growth and development for the last twenty years. I have a B.S in special education with a focus in communication disorders and am currently working toward becoming a BCBA! I currently work in the public school system as a speech assistant, and have done so for the last 5 years. My knowledge ranges from basic educational concepts to principles of ABA as well as a knowledge of low and high tech Augmentative Assistive communication devices. On a personal note I love music and opportunities to do community events!
I am currently finishing up my bachelor’s degree in Psychology at
Salem State University. The decision to pursue psychology was a tough one, however, I am happy every day that I chose this field to work and grow in. I am excited for the opportunity that BEST has given me in order to begin my career. I work hard every day to help my clients reach their goals and true potential! During my free time, I love to walk my dog, read my favorite books,
spend time with my family and go to country concerts!
I have a passion for working in the field of Special Education. In addition to working for B.E.S.T., I also work in the Newburyport School District with students who have special needs. I have grown up with two brothers who have special needs whom have inspired my love for this line of work! I’m very excited to be a part of this team and to continue to help children grow in their daily living and also in their education.
In my free time, I enjoy camping with my family and I also love to relax and play my guitar!
Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)
I have been working with children and adults who have ASD since 2016. What began as a volunteering opportunity quickly turned into a passion of mine. I then decided that I wanted to take the full time path into ABA. I just graduated from Salem State University with my bachelors degree in psychology. and currently work full time as a behavior technician. I love to go for walks in the woods, take long car rides around just to talk, and sing!
I am currently enrolled as a senior at Merrimack College finishing my bachelors degree in Health Sciences. Post graduation, I hope to continue my education and attend a masters program for occupational therapy! I am so excited to be a part of this team and watch clients learn and grow. In my free time, I love going to the beach, spending time with friends, and taking my dog for walks!