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Episode #007: Her Personal Journey with Dayna Parker

Currently a Director of ABA at a multidisciplinary clinic, Dayna Parker looks back on her journey of becoming a BCBA. She walks us through all the challenges she’s faced over the years, how she dealt with burnout, and what motivates her to keep going.

Episode #006: Supporting Adults with ASD with Jaime Santana

Jaime Santana, owner of Santana Behavioural Services, joins us on this episode of How to ABA. We talk about caring for adults, the unique ways that we can serve them to foster independence, and the importance of having empathy and compassion for parents. Jaime also shares with us his favorite practitioner resources.

Episode #005: Using ABA in a Preschool Classroom with Farrah Benson

Today, we talk with BCBA and preschool teacher, Farrah Benson. Farrah shares strategies, ideas, and personal examples from her experience on how to embed ABA into the classroom. In this episode, we find that best practice teachers and BCBAs have so much in common when it comes to using ABA in the classroom. Farrah also gives advice based on her experience to both long-time BCBAs as well as newly minted BCBA for both in the classroom and in their general practice.

Episode #003: About Us – Shira Karpel

In Today’s episode of How to ABA we learn about Shira. She shares how she discovered ABA, her journey to BCBA, and what she’s doing now. Shira tells us what makes good ABA and shares some practical advice for new BCBA’s.

Episode #002: About Us – Shayna Gaunt

In today’s episode of How to ABA, we spotlight Shayna! She tells us a little about her background, how she got started in ABA, and what she’s doing now. She also shares her favorite, practical ABA resources

Up Close And Personal With How to ABA Co-Founder Shayna Gaunt

Shayna Gaunt, How to ABA

On paper, Shayna Gaunt – she’s the co-founder of How to ABA and the director of Kid Mechanix – is an all-star.

Her resume is extensive and impressive; she’s an incredible BCBA. And in person, she’s even better. She gives 110 percent to every client she works with and every therapist she trains. Her energy and smile are contagious! If you haven’t already, we hope you get the chance to meet Shayna soon. In the meantime, here’s a little more about the woman behind How to ABA. Read More »Up Close And Personal With How to ABA Co-Founder Shayna Gaunt

Shira Karpel: Get To Know The BCBA That Kids Love

When Shira Karpel walks into the room, kids’ faces light up. She’s knows exactly how to relate to and have fun with each client, playing with their favourite toys, singing the coolest songs and giving just the kind of tickles or squeezes they love. Our second in command is also amazing at her job because she’s creative, dedicated and designs incredible ABA programs that bring the best out of kiddos. Awesome, right?! We think so. Here’s your chance to get to know more about Shira. Read More »Shira Karpel: Get To Know The BCBA That Kids Love