Providing Early Intervention and Applied Behavior Analysis in Northern California and Vermont

Name: Lupita, BCBA

Name: Jenna, BCBA

​Name: Alyssa, M.A., BCBA

Alyssa started in the field of applied behavioral analysis in 2010 as a behavioral tutor in public education systems in Lake County, CA. Later she worked as a Behavioral Consultant for various agencies within the autism field until receiving her behavior analyst certification in May of 2018. As a behavior analyst Alyssa has experienced a vast array of service delivery models including school based, home based, center based, and care home services across age groups ranging from 2 years to 28 years of age.

Alyssa graduated from Sacramento State University with a bachelor’s degree and from Ball State University with a master’s degree in Applied Behavioral Analysis.

What led Alyssa to working at AAI was a desire to provide services to clients in rural areas like the one her and her younger brother on the autism spectrum grew up in. Alyssa continues to love the flexibility and support remote services can provide our clients and client families.

Alyssa loves acrylic and oil-based painting as well as charcoal and graphite drawing. She also loves swimming, running, and attending CrossFit classes every weekday

Name: Carmen, BCBA

Name: Moria (Mo), M.S., BCBA

Moria began working with adults with learning differences while in high school. She found the experience to be very fulfilling and continued to support adults with Traumatic Brain Injury in assisted living with daily life skills. Mo then proceeded to gain experience in Special Education elementary school classrooms as an aid while she studied Early Childhood Intervention at Portland State University. In 2010 she discovered Applied Behavior Analysis and continued to gain experience within the field in clinic, home, community, and public school environments while pursuing her Masters of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis with an emphasis in Autism Spectrum Disorders at The Sage Colleges. In 2017 she became a Board Certified Behavior analyst.

She feels so fortunate to have landed at AAI, where she has found the emphasis on parent involvement, compassionate care, and a positive collaborative environment among clinicians, to create the perfect professional environment for her passion to support families.

In her free time, Mo spends time with her husband, two children, and energetic dog. She loves to listen to music, garden, hike and be out in nature as much as possible.

​Name: MacKenzie M.Ed., BCBA 

MacKenzie graduated from The University of Cincinnati with her bachelor’s and master’s degree in Special Education. She had her first experience in Applied Behavioral Analysis in 2012 during a co-op while working on her undergrad and found a true passion in the field. After graduating, she taught as a 6th grade Intervention Specialist for two years in Cincinnati before getting married and relocating to Michigan. Following the move, she worked as a Behavior Technician and Behavior Consultant for various companies while working towards her Behavior Analyst Certification, which she received in May of 2019.

She feels beyond thankful to have become a part of the AAI team, and truly appreciates the core values they share with their staff, and their passion in providing the highest quality of services. AAI has opened her eyes to the wonderful possibilities that remote services can provide to so many amazing kiddos and families in the rural areas of Vermont and California.

In her free time, MacKenzie enjoys spending time with her husband, her daughter, and her two Bernese Mountain Dogs. She loves snowboarding, playing lacrosse, and spending time at the lake with her family. 

​​Name: Kelly, M.S., BCBA

Kelly is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She has over 30 years experience working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, developmental disabilities and challenging behavior. She has a Masters Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Salve Regina University.

Kelly has worked in a variety of settings including home/clinic based programs and public schools throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Having recently moved to Vermont.

Kelly is excited to join AAI and provide needed services to families in rural areas. In her free time, Kelly enjoys spending time with her goats, hunting for antiques and exploring all that Vermont has to offer.

Name: Ashley, BCBA

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