Jill graduated from Baylor University in May 2016 with a B.S. in biology and a concentration in secondary science education. She earned her secondary teaching certificate (grades 7-12) and interned at Midway High School before she graduated. After college, Jill was accepted to and attended UTMB’s PhD Cell Biology program, but shortly realized that she deeply missed her daily connections with students. After returning to the Dallas area, she began work as a RBT. Child’s Path BCBAs and lead therapists trained Jill in ABA through shadowing and staff workshops and she has loved every minute. She is thrilled to be back working in a field that she feels passionate about!
When she’s not helping students, Jill enjoys traveling, spending time with her friends and family, and snuggling up with her cat, Oliver.
Casey graduated from Texas Woman’s University with a Bachelors in Child Development with an Emphasis in Child Life. Throughout her college career she had many different hands-on opportunities. She volunteered, observed, and shadowed in preschools, early learning centers and even pediatric hospitals. This gave her a broad perspective on different ages, stages of development and diversities of children. Through these experiences there is one group of children that sparked her interest the most, children who are struggling with Autism and similar disorders. She gained most of her experience by facilitating groups of children with Autism in large and small group settings.
Fariha is originally from Saudi Arabia. She relocated to Texas to attend the University of Texas at Arlington. Fariha received a Bachelor of Science degree in University Studies in 2012. She has been working as an ABA Therapist in the DFW area for the past 3 years. Fariha has experience working with a wide variety of children and ages.
Fariha’s path to becoming a therapist started in high school. She met an individual with autism while doing volunteer work. This young man had a profound affect on Fariha and inspired her to pursue a career working with individuals with developmental delays.
Fariha comes from a large family; she's the “baby” of 5 children. When she's not spending time with her family, you will find her baking, hiking, kayaking, traveling or reading. She is fluent in both Hindi and Urdu.
Setareh (Star) Moslemi is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst experienced in behavioral assessments, designing and implementing Applied Behavior Analysis intervention programs, social skills groups, behavior technician training and supervision, and parent training in the use of principles of ABA in the home and community. Star earned her Bachelor’s degree in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology from the University of Texas at Dallas and her Masters degree in Special Education with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis from Texas Tech University at Lubbock. Currently, Star specializes in planning social skills groups through Child’s Path’s social skills program. Star’s passion for working with children and ABA therapy evolved through various volunteer experiences and shadowing several behavior therapists. Once she witnessed the effects of ABA therapy on children, she got very motivated to follow through with this path and become a board certified behavior analyst.
Macy graduated from University of North Texas in May of 2016. She had never heard of ABA until she was asked by a friend to babysit for who would be her boss 3 years later. After babysitting her youngest son all summer and being exposed to ABA, she fell in love with it. Macy interned at Child's Path her last semester of college and jumped right in soon after graduation. Macy has a passion for all children and loves to learn new things about ABA! When she's not working, she loves to travel and to be with her family and friends.
Brandon Wyrick is a Registered Behavior Technician with over 3 years experience. Prior to embarking his career with ABA, Brandon studied at the University of Texas- Arlington where he later earned a Bachelor’s of Social Work degree. In the course of earning his degree, Brandon began working privately with a family conducting one-on-one therapy aiding with daily life skills and promoting socialization. Brandon developed patience and understanding for remarkable beings early in life when he had to care for his Down’s syndrome uncle. Working with individuals with autism is nostalgic and reminds him of the compassion and love he has for helping others. Once Brandon fulfils his enlistment commitment with the military, he plans to further his education to become a BCBA. His motto in life is to always HYPE (Help Young People Excel), and he will forever be tantalized by the joy this career brings.
Morgan's passion for working with children began at an early age. As the oldest of 5 children, she naturally took on the role of caregiver, mentor and positive role model. Morgan has lived in California, Georgia and Colorado, but got to Texas as soon as she could. She graduated from Texas A&M University-Commerce with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and has been making a difference in the lives of children with special needs for the past 3 years. Her avidity to help others doesn't stop with children; she volunteered for Habitat for Humanity and at a local homeless shelter during college.
During her spare time, Morgan enjoys spending time with her large family. Her hobbies include: hiking, kayaking and spending time with her 6 year old cat, Penny Lane.
Brittiany graduated from the University of Texas Dallas in with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Child Development. She began her career with Child's Path when they opened their center after, Brittiany has been passionate about working with children for almost two decades, with over 5 years of ABA experience, as well as various special needs camps, home and center experiences, she is committed to making a difference in the lives of these very special children. She is extremely dedicated and passionate about seeing the daily progress made with the children that she works with. Brittiany has experienced great success , using her exceptional play skills with the children that she works with each day. Brittiany plans to further her education and knowledge of Autism in the near future. She feels extremely blessed to work with such great children and coworkers each day!
My name is Allison Villalobos. I grew up in the Dallas area where I attended Ursuline Academy. This is where my interest in children and service began. My high school service project was in a special needs PPCD classroom. I graduated from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska with a bachelors in elementary education. My passion has always been students with special needs. I was blessed with an opportunity directly out of college doing ABA with the ASD community and I fell in love. I feel that my love for children and helping them to reach their highest potential is what has lead me to this career path. I love coming to work each day to be surrounded by so many amazing role models with great ideas to help push and motivate our clients!
Melissa completed her BCBA coursework from California State University, Fresno in 2014. She received her BA in Psychology from CSU Fresno in 2008 and a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage Family Therapy from National University in 2010. She is currently a Marriage Family Therapist Intern. Melissa has experience in home, school, and center environments working with special needs children and children with emotional issues since 2011.
Kayla attended Texas A&M University, majoring in Early Childhood Education. Prior to joining the team at Child's Path, she was an Early Childhood Educator. Kayla and her husband, Ryan are the proud parents of 4 1/2 year old, Austin. Austin was born with a rare form of Down syndrome. Thus, this began their journey of weekly PT, OT and Speech/Feeding Therapy appointments. Austin graduated from feeding therapy many years ago, but Kayla contributes the ABA methods his Speech Language Pathologist used to his success. Moreover, they still utilize ABA principles at home. Kayla is passionate about ABA because it works and can be easily implemented at home. She feels immensely blessed to work with such an amazing team!
Lauren graduated from Baylor university with a bachelors in biology pre-medicine and a minor in sign language interpreting. Shortly after graduating, she began working as an ABA therapist under the training of Cathy Boatman and Jessi Spencer and has loved every minute of it! She has worked with children with autism and Down's syndrome. She has experience working 1:1 with children, leading peer social skills groups, and shadowing in a private school setting. Lauren plans to pursue her masters in ABA in the near future.
Aaron graduated from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor’s of Science in Behavior Analysis. Aaron is a passionate behavior therapist with seventeen years of experience in the field. With training in many different applications of behavioral change principles, Aaron understands the need and purpose behind both work and play and incorporates a unique balance of the two in his work. He has had the opportunity to work for many of the area’s top B.C.B.A.s in the in home setting and is now thrilled to be providing quality one on one therapy at Child’s Path where social interactions can also be nourished.
Domini graduated from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor's of Arts in Audiology/Speech Language Pathology and a minor in Spanish. In the last year of her undergrad, she shadowed at a clinic that offered occupational, speech, and ABA therapy. Even though this opportunity was meant for her to get the full experience of being a speech therapist, Domini was swayed into ABA after observing circle time and decided to spend the rest of her time shadowing ABA. The clinic offered her a job during the summer as a behavior therapist, and that is when she confirmed that her passion is ABA.
Apart from being a behavior therapist, she has also worked as a tutor and substitute teacher for kids and adults with down syndrome, asperger's, and autism. Domini plans to further her education and earn a Master's in ABA.
Robyn graduated from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, TX with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology as well as a minor in Criminal Justice. Her ardent experience began in 2014 during her latter college years. She is now pursuing her Master of Science degree in ABA and Autism, and will move on to obtaining the BCBA credential upon completion of her graduate degree. She dreams of one day opening an ABA clinic in her home—the tiny island of Guam.
Victoria graduated with a Masters of Science in Human Development & Early Childhood Disorders in 2014. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Family & Child Development. Victoria gained professional experience with special needs populations by working with clients 1 on 1 & in social group settings while interning alongside school counselors, early intervention specialists, & occupational therapists. She has additional training in comprehensive developmental assessments & is fluent in Spanish. Victoria is determined to become a BCBA & is currently completing graduate certification coursework in Applied Behavior Analysis.
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