Meet The Team
Haley is from Morgantown, West Virginia. She attended West Virginia University and earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, minoring in Human Services in 2016. She received her Masters of Arts in Special Education with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis from West Virginia University in 2018. She obtained her Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Certificate in 2018. After working as an undergraduate therapist at a local autism clinic for one year she discovered her passion for working with young children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She was awarded the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities (LEND) grant scholarship for graduate school. During graduate school, Haley was a graduate supervisor at this same clinic. She worked closely with families, oversaw client cases under the supervision of a BCBA, worked as part of an interdisciplinary team with Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy and Social Work, wrote programming, worked on treatment goals and provided parent and therapist training. While in graduate school, Haley along with Devin and Charlotte, presented at the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) national conference in Washington, DC representing West Virginia University. As her passion grew for helping children on the Autism spectrum she wanted to ensure they received the evidence-based services they need. She aspired to one day have her own autism clinic. Thankfully with the support of her parents, mentors, co-workers, LEND team, educators and families of the children she worked with, she is realizing her dream with her colleagues, Devin and Charlotte. When Haley is not working, she loves training her dogs, Fiona and Joe, using positive reinforcement and other behavior analysis techniques in agility and obedience. She also enjoys shopping and spending time with family and friends.
Charlotte is originally from Berkeley Springs, West Virgina. She received both her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Master of Arts degree in Special Education with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis from West Virginia University. She received her Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Certificate in 2018. As an undergraduate, she volunteered as an ABA therapist at a small early intervention center for children diagnosed with autism. When she became aware of the lack of ABA services available for children in the area she was devastated. She had witnessed the impact ABA therapy had on helping children meet their goals. During her time as a therapist she found her passion for ABA and to be involved in the learning process for children on the autism spectrum. One of the most important things she learned when she began volunteering at the center was that every child with autism is DIFFERENT. Each child has a right to individualized treatment because they have their own unique strengths and needs. In graduate school she received the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities (LEND) grant. She worked as a Graduate Assistant Supervisor at the same center assisting in case management under supervision of multiple Board Certified Behavior Analysts. She had the opportunity to implement interventions to reduce challenging behaviors interfering with skill acquisition, develop procedures to teach both academic and daily living skills for learners, implement a variety of procedures to increase communication, and trained staff to implement the procedures. She decided to gain public school classroom experience after having the opportunity to collaborate with teachers to transition children to school full-time that had been coming to the center a few days a week. She gained experience and received supervision in a special education classroom where she worked with a variety of students with individualized programs and assisted in collecting data for Functional Behavior Assessments. She enjoyed collaborating with teachers of children she worked with throughout the time at the center. When she's not at work, Charlotte and her husband, Brenton, enjoy spending time with their family and friends, walking their dog Albert, and volunteering at Chestnut Ridge Church with toddlers and high school students.
Devin is from South Charleston, WV and currently resides in Morgantown, WV. She attended West Virginia University and received her B.A. in Psychology in 2016. She received her M.A. in Special Education with an Emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis from WVU in 2018. She received her Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Certificate in 2019.
Devin has been working in the autism field for over five years. She began as a volunteer frontline therapist at a local Morgantown clinic while pursuing her undergraduate degree. She received the Leadership and Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Grant for graduate school. During that time she was a graduate supervisor for 2 years and oversaw individual programming for clients, trained frontline staff and consulted with members of teams from other disciplines which include feeding, speech, occupational therapy and physical therapy. She also gained experience with problem behavior reduction specifically in self-injurious behavior and aggression towards other people. She takes pride in the details of her cases and getting to know each client and their learning style to produce the best improvement for quality of life. Devin sees the potential in all children and will work tirelessly towards each individual’s goals with the heart and compassion that all parents want to see. Devin believes in the importance of family involvement and chose to work as an in home care provider to gain experience in the home.
Devin recently started training an autism service dog and her goal is for him to be placed at the KLAC to assist with therapy and client goals. She is an animal lover and loves spending time with her two cats, Gracie and Callie, and dog Nigel. In her spare time Devin enjoys many types of crafts and do-it-yourself projects and turning trash into treasures. She is always looking for a great bargain while shopping with her mom. Devin likes to watch WVU football and basketball.
Haley, Devin, and Charlotte would like to give a special thanks to: Dr. Susannah Poe, Dr. Regina Carroll, Dr. Joe Shane, The Intensive Autism Service Delivery Clinic, WVU’s Neurodevelopmental Center, WVU’s Center for Excellence in Disabilities, our LEND Team, our previous clients and their families, and our families and friends for their endless support.