Employee List

Heather DornHeather Dorn, M.S., BCBA
Director, Boston ABA
Languages spoken: English, French

Heather holds a Master's of Science degree in Human Services specializing in Social Work as well as a graduate certificate in Behavioral Interventions in Autism through the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Heather has experience teaching in public and private school settings, crisis counseling and working as an administrator for non-profits. She holds a BCBA credential and directs the business and personnel operations of Boston ABA.

E-mail: Heather@bostonaba.com

Kathleen IkasaloKathleen Ikasalo, M.S., BCBA, LABA
Languages spoken: English

Kathleen received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Northeastern University, and then attended Simmons College where she received her Master's in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). She has been working with children and young adults with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities since 2013. Her specific interests include Augmentative Alternative Commmunication (AAC) devices as well as the development of verbal behavior.

E-mail: kathleen@bostonaba.com

Jessica GiannoneJessica Giannone, M.S., BCBA, LABA
Languages spoken: English

Jessica received her bachelor's degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice from Curry College, and has received her master of science degree in Behavior Analysis from Simmons College. Prior to joining the Boston ABA team, Jessica worked as a supervisor overseeing the implementation of direct ABA programming in home and public school settings. Her specific areas of interests include assessments and parent training. Email: Jessica@bostonaba.com

Mary ShortellMary Shortell, Certified in Special Education, BCBA, LABA
Languages spoken: English

MaryKate is a Clinical Director at Nashoba Learning Group. She received her graduate degree from Lesley University and is a certified Special Education teacher. She also has a graduate certificate in Behavioral Interventions in Autism through the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

E-mail: marykate@bostonaba.com

Diane F SandersDiane F Sanders, B.A.
Languages spoken: English

Diane has been committed to working with children with exceptional needs for many years. She is a full time employee of the Belmont Public schools, and has worked on a part time basis for Boston ABA since 2006.

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Office Assistant
Languages spoken: English

Andrea holds a Bachelor's Degree in sociology from Boston College as well as a Master's Degree in fundraising management from Lesley College. In her spare time, she loves listening to music and spending time with her family and friends.

E-mail: integrations@elemy.com

Abbey BurkhardtAbbey Burkhardt

Michael McCulloughMichael McCullough
ABA Therapist
Languages spoken: English

Mike is an ABA Therapist who works at Nashoba Learning Group. Mike is currently enrolled in a Masters in Special Education program at Bay Path University.

E-mail: michael@bostonaba.com

Erin DonegheyErin Doneghey

Jillian McCordJillian McCord, History Teacher
Behavior Technician
Languages spoken: English

I am a History Teacher at Methuen High School. I work with Freshmen students of all levels. I am excited to work with more students on a variety of skills.

Tiyana PortisTiyana Portis

Karlie WilliamsKarlie Williams

Jennipher BurgessJennipher Burgess

Kayla PulliamKayla Pulliam, B.S. Special Education
Languages spoken: English

I am originally from North Carolina where I attended the University of North Carolina Wilmington and graduated in 2016. I taught elementry special education in grade k-5 for three years before relocating to Boston to attent law school at New England Law | Boston. I have worked in ABA for six years and education for more than ten years.

Grace CauloGrace Caulo

Trevor BusfieldTrevor Busfield

E-mail: marykate@bostonaba.com

Kaylee Arvayo-BickfordKaylee Arvayo-Bickford

E-mail: Kaylee@bostonaba.com