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Office Closed in observance of Thanksgiving

Our office will be closed Thursday the 26th and Friday the 27th to observe the Thanksgiving holiday. We assure you that all emails will be answered as soon as possible when we return to the office on Monday the 30th. Have a safe and Happy Thanksgiving!

Our spotlight BCBA is Adell Valasek

Adell Valasek-BCBA I have been in education since 1999 working with students diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and developmental disabilities. I am the supervisor of the autism program at Burlington County Special Services in Westampton, NJ. I have a teacher certification, supervisor certification, principal certification, BCBA certification. Masters of Science and Masters of Education degrees…

Our spotlight BCBA is Sarah Rosenthal

Sarah Rosenthal received her undergraduate degree in social work. She began working with special needs youth by running a Summer Youth Employment Program by providing special needs teens a work experience throughout the community. It was a very fulfilling job to assist these teens in developing skills to lead independence. She then went on to…

Cassandra Kelleher is our spot light BCBA

Cassandra Kelleher BCBA, LBA, has worked as an RBT and then as a BCBA for the last 6 years with PRAT.  She earned her Master’s in Psychology from the University of Phoenix and then her Graduate certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis from George Mason University.  She has worked with a wide range of individuals from…

Falling Behind Plus Losing Key Skills

Perry Stein and Valerie Strauss Antwon Gibson’s public high school in Northeast Washington didn’t even attempt to teach his “independent living” class virtually this spring. The gregarious 18-year-old has an intellectual disability and reads and performs math below grade level. He’s been out of the classroom since schools closed in March and now requires more help from…