Rachel Arntson, MS, CCC-SLP

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Rachel Arntson, MS, CCC-SLP, has been a Speech-Language Pathologist in the greater Minneapolis, Minnesota area since 1980 and has worked in a hospital, pediatric clinic, and in early intervention. From 1991 to 2015 she worked in the Osseo School District in Maple Grove, MN where she provided family-centered speech and language intervention to infants and toddlers … Read moreRachel Arntson, MS, CCC-SLP

Dr. Jennifer Wertalik

Dr. Jennifer Wertalik

Jennifer Wertalik, Ph.D., BCBA, is an Assistant Professor at Georgia Southern University- Armstrong Campus where she teaches coursework in Applied Behavior Analysis. Before receiving her doctoral degree from The Pennsylvania State University, Jennifer worked for twelve years in a public-school setting for individuals with autism and developmental disabilities using the principles of Behavior Analysis as … Read moreDr. Jennifer Wertalik

Dr. Andrew Bulla

Dr. Andrew Bulla earned his Bachelor’s degree from Saint Joseph’s University in psychology with a minor in autism studies. Upon graduating, he completed his Master’s and Doctoral degrees in behavior analysis from Western Michigan University and subsequently became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in 2014. He is currently an assistant professor of psychology and verified … Read moreDr. Andrew Bulla

Sheila Wagner, M.Ed.

Sheila Wagner, M.Ed.:   Ms. Wagner is a retired (2015), certified special education teacher and teacher consultant on educating students with autism with over 37 years of experience in the field, most recently as the Assistant Director of the Emory University’s Autism Center.  Ms. Wagner is also a school consultant, national and international lecturer on … Read moreSheila Wagner, M.Ed.

Leslie K. Lipson, JD

Leslie Lipson has dedicated her career to working on behalf of people with disabilities.  Leslie has an active national consulting practice, Lipson Advocacy, which offers advocacy solutions using general educational and special education law, from a values-based foundation and mindset of presuming competence. She also leads parent and advocacy group training on topics relating to special … Read moreLeslie K. Lipson, JD

Dr. Shauna Joye

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Dr. Shauna Joye is an Air Force veteran and licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in assessment and treatment of behavioral disorders. She earned a B.S. in biology from Georgia Southern University and a Ph.D. in psychology from Florida State University. She has extensive training in pediatric assessment and has been conducting comprehensive evaluations since 2006. … Read moreDr. Shauna Joye


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