Patty is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with twelve years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities within the home, clinic, school and community settings. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Eastern Oregon University and earned her Master’s Degree in Education/Special Education with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis from the University of Washington in 2010.
Patty became passionate about ABA and entered the field after seeing its effectiveness with her daughter whom has an autism diagnosis. Her areas of interest include staff training, instructional design, early intervention, functional communication, self-advocacy and self-determination, resilience, pragmatic (social) language, executive functioning skills, positive behavior support for individuals with disabilities and their families, and community-based instruction. Patty values addressing the needs of the family unit as well as those of the individual receiving services, collaborating with parents and related service providers, promoting community inclusion and access for people with disabilities as well as ensuring clients receive high quality intervention.
Patty is active within the ABA community serving as a member on the Education Committee for Washington’s Association for Behavior Analysis (WABA) and by having presented her work at International Precision Teaching (IPTC) Conferences and Association for Behavior Analysis International Conferences. In addition, Patty is a member of several organizations including the Association of Professional Behavior Analysts (APBA) the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI),and the Standard Celeration Society (SCS).“It’s never too late to be what you might have been.” –Mary Anne Evans
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We accept most major insurance plans
We continue to work with insurance companies as they begin to cover ABA services. If you don’t see your insurance provider on our list, give us a call to see if we accept your specific plan or can arrange for a single case agreement.
Services are also available through private funding.
1201 Pacific Avenue Suite 600
Tacoma, WA 98402