ABA Featured Graduates
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Tara Wagner, Class of 2014
Behavior Intervention Specialist
Metrocars Services-The Center for Children with Autism
After earning her M.S.Ed. at Baylor in 2014, Tara moved to Dallas to continue working in the field of applied behavior analysis at Metrocare's Center for Children with Autism. As a BIS, she provides direct clinical services to consumer's with developmental disabileitis and trgets social communication, frustration management and self-help skills.
Brigid Small, Class of 2012
Princeton Child Development Institute
After earning her M.S.Ed. at Baylor, Brigid moved to Princeton, New Jersey where she was hired as a behavior analyst at Princeton Child Development Institute, one of the oldest and most prestigious programs in the country for individuals with autism. She provides direct therapy to adolescents and adults with autism to develop employment skills and promote independence. She collects and analyzes client's data, develops curriculum and trains other staff members.
Sharon Dacus, Class of 2012
Special Education Behavior Coordinator
Special Education Department
Copperas Cove ISD, TX
Sharon specialized in ABA in addition to earning an Ed.S. degree in school psychology. Now at Copperas Cove ISD, Sharon provides individualized behavior support to students with significant social, emotional, and behavioral deficits. This primarily includes consultation with teachers, administrators, other school staff, and parents so that they may be better equipped to support their students' unique needs. Other responsibilities include behavior program development and supervision, training for staff and caregivers, and psychoeducational and functional behavioral assessments.
Scott Perez, Class of 2012
Waco Independent School District
After earning the M.S.Ed. program at Baylor, Scott was hired as a Behavior Interventionist at Waco ISD. There, he provides direct support to students in the classroom by developing intervention plans specific to individual needs. He also conducts functional behavior assessments to provide teachers with information to improve classroom management. Additionally, he provides direct intervention in both one-on-one and small group settings on behavioral goals. Scott works closely with the school counselor and administrative team to determine the exact needs of each student in the school.
Anne Sawyer, Class of 2012
Tangible Difference Learning Center
Anne earned an M.S.Ed. specializing in ABA at Baylor. After graduation, Anne was hired as a behavior analyst at Tangible Difference Learning Center, where she provides therapy to young children diagnosed with autism, focusing on communication and self-help skills.Within this role, she is responsible for recording client data, developing curriculum, and training new staff members.