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Nicholas Ascolese

Nicholas has been working in the autism field for over 15 years. His passion was instilled from an early age when his sister was diagnosed with Downs’ Syndrome. 

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Joshua Miller

Josh graduated from Platt College, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling.  Josh is currently working on securing his Doctorate Degree in Psychology. 

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Taylor Crawford

Taylor Crawford has worked in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis for over 5 years. She earned her Master’s degree in Education from Arizona State University and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). 

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Elemy Yeme

Elemy Yeme is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) who has always believed in opportunity. At a very young age, she established that seeking and facilitating opportunities for those in need was her devotion. 

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Denise Ragasa

For the past four years, Denise Ragasa has worked with individuals with autism and other special needs in home, school, and clinical settings.

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Kelsey Nielsen

Kelsey Nielsen is a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) who is passionate about using her time and skills to make a positive difference in the lives of individuals and families affected by autism, and other developmental and learning disabilities. When she began working as an RBT in November of 2018, she expected to enjoy the position – but did not expect to fall in love with the field.

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Lauren Mitchell

Lauren Mitchell has been working in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) for over 8 years. She has always had a passion for working with children: coaching sports teams, being a nanny, and volunteering in the community with children with diverse needs. After completing her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Southern California, Lauren researched the certification process to become a Board Certified Behavior Analysis (BCBA).

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Bethany Hurtienne

Bethany Hurtienne has worked in the special education field for 6 years now and obtained a B.S. in Speech Language Pathology and a Master in Applied Behavioral Analysis, currently pursing my BCBA

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Naomi Canlas

Naomi Canlas is a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) who is dedicated to continual learning and growth for both her clients and herself. She believes there is always room for improvement, but also values victory in tiny successes.

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Grayson Liebes

Grayson Liebes is a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) who has always loved working with children and has recently developed a special passion for helping children with disabilities. She received her undergraduate in Psychology from San Diego State University (SDSU).

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Amanda Griffin

Amanda Griffin is a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT).  She graduated from Seneca College in Toronto, Canada with a degree in Early Childhood Education, graduating with high honors in 2009. 

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Julian Monarrez

Julian Monarrez received his bachelors in psychology and is currently in a masters program for applied behavioral analysis. He ultimate goal is to become a BCBA.  He is currently a registered behavior technician (RBT) and is also fluent in Spanish. 


Julian is passionate about working with children with special needs as he believes they have a large amount of potential.

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