Aysha - Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Aysha

Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Originally from Pittsburgh, PA, Aysha received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from West Virginia University and a Master of Education degree from the University of Pittsburgh, where she majored in Applied Behavior Analysis.

Aysha has worked in the home, school, and community settings with individuals between the ages of 2 and 21 who have a variety of disabilities, diagnoses, and histories, including Autism, ADHD, ADD, Down Syndrome, Traumatic Brain Injury, Selective Mutism, Conduct Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Hearing Impairment, Vision Impairment, Prader-Willi Syndrome, Degenerative Brain Disease, juvenile delinquents, and victims of abuse.

Aysha worked for Pennsylvania’s Department of Education for three years, providing training and technical assistance to teachers and staff in Autistic Support and Life Skills classrooms across the state. As a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), she has also presented research and lectured on Verbal Behavior topics at the National Autism Conference. Her specializations include, Verbal Behavior, the VBMAPP assessment, teaching language and social skills, sign training, vocal shaping, and behavioral interventions.

Aysha will be serving our Learn with the Best families as a BCBA in our ABA Clinic and as our lead Social Skills Instructor.

Favorite Quote:

A failure is not always a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under those circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.

- B. F. Skinner