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Stacey Shook, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LBA, Director

Dr. Shook, a Board Certified Behavior Analyst – Doctoral Level since 2000, has worked closely with children with autism and their families since 1989. In that time, she has provided direct intervention to children on the autism spectrum, and training to educators, related service personnel, and families. She has conducted multiple research studies in the field of behavior analysis, many of which have been presented at international behavior analysis conferences.

Dr. Shook obtained a Ph.D. in special education from the University of Washington in 1999. During her four years at the University of Washington, she taught and assisted with a variety of Special Education courses. In addition to her teaching duties, Dr. Shook served as the Curriculum and Training Coordinator for Project DATA (Developmentally Appropriate Treatment for Autism), a 5-year model demonstration grant authored by Ilene Schwartz, Ph. D., BCBA-D, housed at the University of Washington’s Experimental Education Unit. Project DATA blended the best practices in the fields of early childhood education, early childhood special education, and applied behavior analysis in the provision of intensive educational services and family support for young children with autism.

Since her arrival in Seattle, WA in 1995, Dr. Shook has coordinated intensive behavioral and educational programs for hundreds of children with autism in the area, as well as Oregon, Northern California, Montana, Texas, New Jersey, Vancouver, BC, Jordan, and India. She has worked collaboratively with school districts in the greater Seattle area, providing training to teachers and related service personnel, as well as input and feedback regarding instructional strategies and curriculum adaptation, and behavioral support for learners across the lifespan.

Before moving to Seattle, Dr. Shook served as the clinical coordinator of the Haddon Heights School, the program for children with autism at Bancroft, Inc. Her responsibilities included developing all behavior management programs for the students, training staff and families, and assisting in the development of educational programs.

Dr. Shook obtained a M.Ed. in applied behavior analysis from Temple University in 1995. While at Temple, she served as a behavioral and educational consultant in the West Philadelphia School District for their Head Start programs. In addition, she worked at Children’s Seashore House, both in the BioBehavioral Unit conducting functional analyses of self injurious behavior in children with autism, and in the Pediatric Feeding program with children on the autism spectrum.
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From 1992-1993, Dr. Shook worked at The Princeton Child Development Institute, a world-renowned educational facility for children with autism. While employed at P.C.D.I., Dr. Shook gained experience in the development of individualized educational programs for children with autism as well as data collection strategies for the school, home, and community environments.

She received her B.A. in Psychology from West Virginia University in 1992. As an undergraduate, she completed a child development internship at The May Institute, a well-known educational and residential facility for children with autism. She also worked in conjunction with the Quin Curtis Center at West Virginia University and county school districts to develop and train behavioral support projects for kindergarten children with developmental disabilities throughout the state of West Virginia.

Dr. Shook is a full member of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, American Psychological Association (Divisions 25 and 33), Association of Professional Behavior Analysts, the Council for Exceptional Children, and the Washington Association for Behavior Analysis. Dr. Shook is a credentialed practitioner with most Washington insurance carriers, including Premera, Regence, United Healthcare, Cigna, Aetna, and TRICARE. In addition, Dr. Shook is a Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) in Washington state and a Mental Health Professional under NBA’s DDA licensure.

Contact Stacey Shook

Email: sshook@nba-autism.com Phone: (425) 822.6442, extension 100

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Jane Helbig, M.S., BCBA, LBA, Assistant Director

Ms. Helbig has worked with children with autism and their families since 1996. In 2003 she graduated from the University of North Texas with a master’s degree in Behavior Analysis. While in Texas, she received extensive training in naturalistic teaching procedures, and spent much time working in both in-home and school-based environments across the lifespan. She has had experience providing direct intervention to children, as well as parent and staff training, conducting functional analyses of behavior, providing consultative services to families and educators, and program management for a number of children.

In 1997, Ms. Helbig earned a B.S. degree in Psychology from Washington State University, where she worked closely with Dr. Tristram Smith as part of the Northwest Young Autism Project. During this time she served as both an undergraduate research assistant and home behavior technician, and received comprehensive training in discrete trial instruction.

Ms. Helbig has conducted research in the areas of play and communication skills, behavior technician training, and conversation skills. She has participated in research presentations and training workshops for both parents and professionals. Her professional memberships include the Association for Behavior Analysis International the Washington Association for Behavior Analysis. Ms. Helbig is a credentialed practitioner with most Washington insurance carriers, including Premera, Regence, United Healthcare, Cigna, and Aetna. In addition, she is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, a Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) in Washington state and a Mental Health Professional under NBA’s DDA licensure.

Contact Jane Helbig

Email: jhelbig@nba-autism.com Phone: (425) 822.6442, extension 101

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Caron Cosser, M.S., BCBA, LBA, Program Supervisor

Ms. Cosser began working with children with on the autism spectrum in 2001 while earning her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Washington.  After she completed her degree, Ms. Cosser worked for four years at a residential treatment facility for adolescents with emotional and behavioral difficulties while continuing her work with children on the autism spectrum in home-based therapy programs. 

In 2006, Ms. Cosser began the M.S. program in Applied Behavior Analysis at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama.  While working towards her degree, she gained experience using the science to provide behavioral services to a wide range of individuals in various settings.  This included working with children on the spectrum at an early intervention preschool, children diagnosed on the autism spectrum and other developmental disabilities at a school-based treatment facility, adults with mental retardation at a day program, children exhibiting behavior problems in public schools, and foster children and families through the Department of Human Resources.  At all these sites, Ms. Cosser gained experience conducting assessments, writing and implementing acquisition and behavior reduction programs, analyzing data to ensure progress, and training and monitoring others on the individualized interventions.  She earned her M.S. and became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in 2007. 

After graduating, Ms. Cosser became Practicum Coordinator for the Master’s program at Auburn University.  In this position, she supervised graduate students and helped them learn basic principles of behavior analysis and how to apply those principles in practice.  She acted as site supervisor at two practicum sites.  The first was in conjunction with Alabama’s Department of Human Resources.  Ms. Cosser oversaw graduate students conducting workshops for parents in the system to teach them positive methods of behavior change based on principles of applied behavior analysis.  In-home services were a necessary component of these workshops and individual behavior plans were created and trained as necessary.  The second site in which she oversaw graduate students was an after school social skills program for children with developmental disabilities.  Here, she supervised graduate students as they acted as case managers for the children and provided individual and group instruction.

Ms. Cosser returned to the Pacific Northwest and joined NBA as a Program Manager in September 2008.  In May 2009, she took on the Training Coordinator position and in January 2019 she made the transition to a Program Supervisor role. Ms. Cosser is a member of the Association for Behavior Analysis International and the Association of Professional Behavior Analysts, and the Washington Association for Behavior Analysis. Ms. Cosser is a credentialed practitioner with most Washington insurance carriers, including Premera, Regence, United Healthcare, Cigna, and Aetna. In addition, she is a Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) in Washington state and a Mental Health Professional under NBA’s DDA licensure.

Contact Caron Cosser

Email: ccosser@nba-autism.com Phone: (425) 822.6442, extension 112

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Randee Wagner, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA, Community Based Instruction Program Coordinator

Ms. Wagner became interested in working with children with developmental disabilities at a young age through observation and assistance with her brother’s intensive services. She began formally working with children with developmental disabilities in 2007 when she received a position as an educational assistant in a behaviorally focused classroom. She assisted with behavior tracking and implementation of behavior plans by providing support both in the special and general education classrooms. In addition, she provided small group instruction in reading, writing, math and social skills to fourth through sixth grade students.

After moving to San Diego in 2008 to pursue her B.S. in Child Development, Ms. Wagner started an internship with the Center for Autism Research, Evaluation, and Services (CARES). She provided in home intervention based on the principles of applied behavior analysis to children of varying ages on the autism spectrum. After completion of her internship hours Ms. Wagner was hired as a behavior technician. During this time Ms. Wagner completed a second internship where she gained experience working with adults with a wide range of disabilities in a residential setting. She provided support during inclusive activities in the community and created leisure opportunities for the residents

In addition to her B.S. degree from San Diego State University, Ms. Wagner has a M.Ed. in Special Education from the University of Washington. Her M.Ed. was completed with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis. She was hired as a behavior technician for NBA in 2010 and made the transition to Program Manager in 2011. In 2014, Ms. Wagner took on the new role of Community-Based Instruction (CBI) Program Coordinator. Ms. Wagner is Board Certified Behavior Analyst, a Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) in Washington State, and a Mental Health Professional under NBA’s DDA licensure. She is a member of the Washington Association for Behavior Analysis. Ms. Wagner is a credentialed practitioner with most Washington insurance carriers, including Premera, Regence, United Healthcare, Cigna, and Aetna.

Contact Randee Wagner

Email: rwagner@nba-autism.com Phone: (425) 822.6442, extension 103

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Yoko Phillips, M.S.Ed., BCBA, LBA, Small Group Intervention Program Coordinator

Ms. Phillips, a Board Certified Behavior analyst since 2005, earned her B.S in Psychology in 2000 from Bridgewater State College in Massachusetts. After graduation, she has worked as a behavior technician utilizing principles of Applied Behavior Analysis with children with a variety of ages and disabilities. While working as a behavior technician, Ms. Phillips enrolled at Simmons’ College to pursue her M.S.Ed. in Behavioral Education. Upon the graduation in May 2005, she was promoted to a Clinical Coordinator at the same agency. While working as a Clinical Coordinator, she gained experience in supervising behavior technicians, consulting with school classrooms and other community agencies, parent training and creating individualized educational programs and behavior plans. She re-located to Seattle area and joined the NBA team as a Program Manager in November 2006. In May 2013, Ms. Phillips moved to the Small Group Intervention Program Coordinator position. In this capacity, she designs individualized social skills programs and data collection systems, monitors and evaluates learner progress, and collaborates with Program Managers to create goals that address each learner’s unique needs.

Ms. Phillips is a member of the Association for Behavior Analysis International and the Washington Association for Behavior Analysis. In addition to being a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, she is also a Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) in Washington State and a Mental Health Professional under NBA’s DDA licensure. Ms. Phillips is a credentialed practitioner with most Washington insurance carriers, including Premera, Regence, United Healthcare, Cigna, Aetna, and TriCare. A native of Japan, Ms. Phillips is fluent in Japanese.

Contact Yoko Phillips

Email: yphillips@nba-autism.com Phone: (425) 822.6442, extension 119

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Wendy Knowles, M.S., BCBA, LBA, LMHC, Counseling Supervisor, Compliance Coordinator

Ms. Knowles, a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Washington state, has provided behavioral intervention for children with autism since 1996, with an emphasis on the basic principles of Applied Behavior Analysis and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). She is one of the founding members of NBA, and has served as a Program Manager since NBA’s creation in 1999. Her experiences have included direct intervention for children with autism and related disorders in clinical, home, and group settings, family collaboration and training, and training behavior technicians in program implementation. She has collaborated extensively with both public and private schools in the area to improve data collection, the development of individualized motivational systems, inclusive programming curriculum modifications, and social skills training. She has also provided numerous individualized and group training for teachers and support staff in local school districts, and conducted many in-service training workshops for parents, community organizations, and related service providers.

In addition to her Program Manager duties, Ms. Knowles serves as the Counseling Supervisor for NBA, providing training in CBT to NBA Program Managers and supervising CBT programs for NBA learners. From July of 2014 through August 2017 Ms. Knowles served as the Behavior Specialist for the Potomac Center in Romney, West Virginia, a residential placement center for children with intellectual/developmental disabilities and behavioral issues. She worked with Potomac Center staff to redesign their program under the guidelines of applied behavior analysis, trained staff in the principles of behavior analysis, and incorporated new emotional regulation and anger management CBT strategies into the programs. She designed the behavior plans, crisis plans, and skill acquisition programs for each resident, and designed a data reporting and monitoring system to continually assess progress across skills and maladaptive behaviors. Working with the Potomac Center team, Ms. Knowles helped the center to successfully regain full licensure and pioneer a model program.

Ms. Knowles graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Psychology from Lynn University, and has a M.S. in Counseling with a specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis from Nova Southeastern University. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Washington State, and a Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) in Washington State. Ms. Knowles is a credentialed practitioner with most Washington insurance carriers, including Premera, Regence, United Healthcare, Cigna, and Aetna. She is a member of the Association for Behavior Analysis International and the Washington Association for Behavior Analysis.

Ms. Knowles spent 5 years as the Assistant Coach of the Area 19 Special Olympics Team, 2 years providing aquatic therapy services in the APEC swimming program, and received awards for outstanding service in 1985 from the Special Olympics committee, in 1986 from King 5 Television, in 1988 from the Mayor of Auburn, and 1998 from FEAT of Washington, and in 2008 from Teachers – Teachers.com.

Contact Wendy Knowles

Email: wknowles@nba-autism.com Phone: (425) 822.6442, extension 104

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Anna Rosen, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA, Community-Based Instruction Program Assistant Coordinator

Ms. Rosen joined NBA in June 2014. She began working with individuals with autism as a Site Coordinator for the YMCA in 2013, and as an active volunteer with Washington and Idaho Special Olympics. She gained her first formal training in Applied Behavior Analysis through NBA’s Behavior Technician Program.

In 2014, Ms. Rosen graduated from Washington State University with a B.A. in Human Development, a Minor in Psychology, and a certificate in Family Studies. As part of the Human Development program, she completed an internship through NBA, and she continued on as a NBA Behavior Technician. In 2017, Ms. Rosen accepted the position of Community Based Instruction (CBI) Program Assistant. Alongside CBI Program Coordinator Randee Wagner, Ms. Rosen targets functional, vocational, and leisure skills for NBA learners in their home and in the community.

Ms. Rosen graduated from Arizona State University in August 2018 with a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction: Applied Behavior Analysis. Anna is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, a Licensed Behavior Analyst in Washington state and a Mental Health Professional under NBA’s DDA licensure. Ms. Rosen is a credentialed practitioner with most Washington insurance carriers, including Premera, Regence, United Healthcare, Cigna, and Aetna.

Contact Anna Rosen

Email: arosen@nba-autism.com Phone: (425) 822.6442, extension 103

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Morgan Tompkins, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA, Small Group Intervention Program Assistant Coordinator

Ms. Tompkins joined NBA in May 2015. She became interested in working with individuals with autism through her undergraduate degree in Human Development.

In 2015, Ms. Tompkins graduated from Washington State University with a B.A. in Human Development, a certificate in Family Studies, and a Minor in Psychology. To earn her undergraduate degree, Ms. Tompkins completed an internship with NBA, and then continued on as an NBA Behavior Technician. Ms. Tompkins accepted the position of Small Group Intervention Assistant Coordinator in September 2017. In collaboration with the Small Group Intervention Coordinator, Yoko Phillips, she develops individualized programs and data collection systems for social skills such as cooperative activities, complex conversational skills, and perspective taking skills.

Ms. Tompkins graduated from Arizona State University in August 2017 with a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction: Applied Behavior Analysis. Ms. Tompkins is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, a Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) in Washington state and a Mental Health Professional under NBA’s DDA licensure. Ms. Tompkins is a credentialed practitioner with most Washington insurance carriers, including Premera, Regence, United Healthcare, Cigna, and Aetna.

Contact Morgan Tompkins

Email: mtompkins@nba-autism.com Phone: (425) 822.6442, extension 114

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Mallory Anderson-Macy, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA, Program Manager

Ms. Anderson-Macy’s journey with NBA dates back to 2005 when she started as a private behavior technician for a family receiving NBA’s services.  Well before there was a formal behavior technician program in place, Ms. Anderson-Macy received supervision and training as she remained working with the NBA learner throughout her undergraduate degree. She also experimented with other roles in the field such as serving as a Peer Tutor in Special Education classrooms and as a Recreation Assistant for those with developmental disabilities in a community center. In 2010, her senior year at Washington State University, she was chosen for an internship position with NBA and delved deeper into the field of applied behavior analysis. Upon the completion of her B.A. in Human Development and Family Studies, she was formally hired as a behavior technician with NBA.  As a behavior technician she worked with a variety of learners and their families providing direct intervention in the home and in community settings.

Ms. Anderson-Macy’s supervision and employment at NBA inspired her to pursue her education further in the field of applied behavior analysis. In 2012 Ms. Anderson-Macy graduated from University of Washington with her M.Ed. in Special Education with an emphasis in ABA and was promoted to Program Manager. Ms. Anderson-Macy is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, a Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) in Washington State, and a Mental Health Professional under NBA’s DDA licensure. She is a member of the Washington Association for Behavior Analysis. Ms. Anderson-Macy is a credentialed practitioner with most Washington insurance carriers, including Premera, Regence, United Healthcare, Cigna, and Aetna.

Contact Mallory Anderson-Macy

Email: manderson-macy@nba-autism.com Phone: (425) 822.6442, extension 113

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Francisco Cornidez, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA, Program Manager

Mr. Cornidez officially joined NBA in February 2016 as a behavior technician. Mr. Cornidez gained his initial training in Applied Behavior Analysis through NBA’s Behavior Technician Program in 2012 when he was hired as a private behavior technician for a NBA learner. Prior to formally joining NBA, he worked for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders and Behavioral Innovations, both agencies located in Austin, Texas where he lived for a year and a half. He is originally from Silver City, New Mexico, but has lived most of his adult life in Seattle. Mr. Cornidez is fluent in Spanish.

In 2012, Mr. Cornidez graduated from the University of Washington with a B.S. in Clinical Health Services, and completed the Physician Assistant program. After graduating, he worked at The Polyclinic in the Vascular Surgery Department. He decided to relocate to Texas where he pursued his passion for working with individuals with autism, and has continued providing intervention in the home, school, and community settings. In December 2017, he graduated from Arizona State University with a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction: Applied Behavior Analysis. Mr. Cornidez is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, a Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) in Washington State, and a Mental Health Professional under NBA’s DDA licensure. Mr. Cornidez is a credentialed practitioner with most Washington insurance carriers, including Premera, Regence, United Healthcare, Cigna, and Aetna.

Contact Francisco Cornidez

Email: fcornidez@nba-autism.com Phone: (425) 822.6442, extension 115

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Carolyn Grob, M.A., BCBA, LBA, Program Manager

Ms Grob earned a B.A in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2011 and a M.A. in Behavior Analysis from University of Houston-Clear Lake in 2017.

Ms. Grob was first exposed to Applied Behavior Analysis by working with domestic animals under the supervision of a veterinary behaviorist, but her passion for the science only continued to grow as she worked in an early intervention clinic and then with teens and young adults on the autism spectrum. 

At the University of Houston-Clear Lake, she worked under Dr. Dorothea Lerman for two years in the Vocational Skills Assessment and Training Program. Under Dr. Lerman’s mentorship, Ms. Grob assisted in creating a vocational assessment of job-related social skills. Her research focusing on treatment for job-related social skills was published in the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis in 2018.

In 2019, Ms. Grob joined the NBA team as a Program Manager. She continues to pursue her professional development and is currently a member of Association of Behavior Analysis International. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and a Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) in Washington State. She is also a Mental Health Professional under NBA’s DDA licensure. Ms. Grob is a credentialed practitioner with most Washington insurance carriers, including Premera, Regence, United Healthcare, Cigna, and Aetna.  

Contact Carolyn Grob

Email: cgrob@nba-autism.com Phone: (425) 822.6442, extension 105

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Nicole Hoffman, M.S., BCBA, LBA, Program Manager

Ms. Hoffman began working with children on the autism spectrum in 2008, while earning her B.A. in Psychology from Central Washington University (CWU). Her applied experiences during her undergraduate studies lead her to pursue a career in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis. Upon earning her B.A., she immediately began the Master’s program in Experimental Psychology with a Specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis at CWU. In June of 2012, Ms. Hoffman began working for NBA as a behavior technician to fulfill her internship and practicum requirements for her Master’s degree.  While completing her degree requirements, through NBA, Ms. Hoffman gained experience providing services to families using one-on-one intervention, small group intervention, and school-based intervention strategies.

Upon completion of her M.S. in March 2015, Ms. Hoffman was promoted to Program Manager. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, a Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) in Washington State, as well a Mental Health Professional under NBA’s DDA licensure. Ms. Hoffman is a member of the Washington Association for Behavior Analysis. She is a credentialed practitioner with most Washington insurance carriers, including Premera, Regence, United Healthcare, Cigna, and Aetna.  

Contact Nicole Hoffman

Email: nhoffman@nba-autism.com Phone: (425) 822.6442, extension 106

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Lindsay Kienzle, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA, Program Manager

Mrs. Kienzle has taught children since 2005.  While completing her undergraduate degree, she worked at the University of California at Santa Cruz’s Life Lab Farm where she taught children from the surrounding area about sustainability.  After graduating from UCSC, she moved to Bainbridge Island where she began her M.Ed. at the University of Washington while teaching at Islandwood. Mrs. Kienzle next worked in a after school science program for high risk youth in Burien, and then became a lead teacher at a preschool in Seattle.  All of the above teaching experiences gave Mrs. Kienzle an array of tools to use while working with different types of children and led her to realize her passion for working with higher-needs children.  Mrs. Kienzle began formally working with children with developmental disabilities in 2009 as a behavior technician at NBA. While in this position, she gained skills such as deescalating problem behavior, using augmentative communication devices with learners on the autism spectrum, writing individualized programs, and attending and contributing to IEP meetings.

In 2006, Mrs. Kienzle graduated from University of California at Santa Cruz with a degree in Environmental Studies and a minor in Education.  She then moved to Washington to pursue a Master’s degree in Education from the University of Washington.  While working at NBA, Mrs. Kienzle decided to pursue her education in Applied Behavior Analysis, and elected to study at Florida Institute of Technology, completing her BCBA coursework.  She completed her internship practicum at NBA, and in April 2012, was hired as a Program Manager.

Mrs. Kienzle is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.  In addition, she is also a Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) in Washington State and a Mental Health Professional under NBA’s DDA licensure. Ms. Kienzle is a member of Association for Behavior Analysis International and the Washington Association for Behavior Analysis. She is a credentialed practitioner with most Washington insurance carriers, including Premera, Regence, United Healthcare, Cigna, and Aetna.  

Contact Lindsay Kienzle

Email: lkienzle@nba-autism.com Phone: (425) 822.6442, extension 108

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Garyfalia Pamer, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA, Program Manager

From a very young age, Ms. Pamer’s dream has been to work with children and adolescents with special needs. While pursuing her dream, she received a B.S. degree in Occupational Therapy in 2008 from the T.E.I. of Athens, Greece.  During her final year of undergraduate studies, she was provided with a European Scholarship and had the chance to complete an internship at Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden. She also had the privilege of observing and working in a number of Swedish elementary and secondary schools that were providing services to students with autism.   The exposure to both a culture and educational system that were very different than her own, increased her interest in working with learners on the spectrum from a critical and holistic perspective. 

Upon her return to Athens, she worked for two years as a licensed OT for several private agencies that provided services to children with autism and other learning disabilities. One of these agencies operated utilized the principles of applied behavior analysis and she became hooked. 

In 2010 she moved to Seattl where she became a NBA behavior technician. During her time as a behavior technician, Ms. Pamer provided in home therapy as well as small group assistance to a number of children and youth on the autism spectrum.  She also worked directly with NBA students in public elementary school settings and in the community.

Ms. Pamer received her M.Ed. in Special Education with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis in the summer of 2012.  She made the transition to Program Manager upon completion of her degree. Ms. Pamer is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, a Microsoft Certified ABA provider, a Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) in Washington State and a Mental Health Professional under NBA’s DDA licensure. She is a member of the Washington Association for Behavior Analysis. She is a credentialed practitioner with most Washington insurance carriers, including Premera, Regence, United Healthcare, Cigna, and Aetna.   A native of Greece, Ms. Pamer is fluent in Greek.

Contact Garyfalia Pamer

Email: gpamer@nba-autism.com Phone: (425) 822.6442, extension 110

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Natalia Bynum, B.S., Billing Manager, Lead Parent Mentor

Natalia Bynum is a mother of four, two daughters and two sons.  Her youngest son began early intervention services at the age of 18 months, before being diagnosed with autism at age 3, so she and her husband, Chris, have been travelers on the “special needs” road for many years.  Natalia is an electrical engineer who left a successful 15 year career in 2008 to focus on what was next in her life’s work.  She completed the Arc of King County’s ACT (Advocating for Change Together) Leadership Development training in 2009, received training as a mentor parent in the Arc’s Parent-2-Parent program, and has been active member of the Northwest Special Families Steering Committee, and as well her childrens’ assorted PTSAs.  Recognizing the need for ABA behavior technicians, she began working as a behavior technician for NBA in 2009, a position she no longer holds. She facilitated NBA support groups, and is currently the Lead Parent Mentor, delivering an Introduction to NBA Workshop to our new families.  She and her husband have been active participants in several parent support groups, and from this experience, as well as her work with other families in the community, she recognizes the importance of a support network when raising a child with differing abilities.  She is focused on parent education and support, as well as disability awareness and inclusion opportunities.  

Contact Natalia Bynum

Email: nbynum@nba-autism.com Phone: (425) 822.6442, extension 102

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Meghan Edwards-Bond, M.A., Office Manager

Meghan Edwards-Bond grew up in Kirkland. After earning her B.A. in marketing from Washington State University in 2014, she worked for three years in the Visit Seattle marketing department. In 2017 she and her husband, Adam, moved to his native England; while there Edwards-Bond completed a M.A. in marketing. The couple returned to the United States in September 2018 and Ms. Edwards-Bond joined NBA in December 2018.

Contact Meghan Edwards-Bond

Email: medwards-bond@nba-autism.com Phone: (425) 822.6442, extension 118

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