Wendy is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a concentration in Behavior Analysis at Florida International University in 2011. She than continued her education at NOVA Southeastern University where she acquired a Masters in Science degree with a concentration in advanced Behavior Analysis in 2016.
Since 2011, Wendy has worked with children diagnosed with autism. As a verbal behavior therapist, her experience included implementing individualized verbal behavior programs to increase language skills, academic skills, functional living and social skills. Additionally, she has experience implementing feeding programs and toilet training procedures. As BCBA, Wendy’s goals are to continue to increase skills needed based on each individual client need while decreasing problem behaviors using principles of behavior analysis. Her experience as a BCBA includes the development, supervision, and implementation of verbal behavior programs in the clinical environment, homes, and schools.
Wendy stays updated with the latest Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) research by attending Continuing Education seminars (CEU’s) and reading recent peer reviewed articles. Through CEU’s and reading, she gains knowledge on how to better serve each individual child’s specific needs. She has also earned a CPR/AED certification through the American Heart Association's Heart-Saver First Aid Program.