Samantha Leahy, MS, BCBA

175 E Hawthorn Pkwy, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, USA 8478683435
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SpecialtiesInclude but not limited to Autism Spectrum Disorder, Applied Behavior Analysis, Verbal Behavior, Behavior Reduction, Skill Acquisition, Parent Training, IEPs, Functional Behavior Assessments, Toileting, Social Skills, PECS, Non Verbal Clients, Feeding Issues and Sleep Issues

Samantha became interested in working with children with disabilities and their families while volunteering in high school. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Special Education Teaching from Northern Illinois University.  Samantha then worked in the public school system for 8 years. During those 8 years she became interested in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) while assisting in creating a program for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She completed her Master’s degree in Psychology with an emphasis in ABA from Kaplan University (now called Purdue University Global). She became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in 2014.

Throughout her career, Samantha has worked with children and adults of varying disabilities ages ranging from 3 months-21 years.  Samantha has worked in a variety of settings including public schools, clinics, client’s homes, daycares, in the community and therapeutic day schools. Samantha has experience working with interdisciplinary teams creating educational programs for clients/students, writing IEPs, conducting behavioral and skill assessments, training staff members and parents in implementing skill based programs and behavior reduction programs.

Samantha is very passionate about creating a learning environment that allows each client to learn and grow. She believes each client and family is unique and deserves treatment tailored to their individual needs.



Phone 8478683435
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Age (What Ages to you treat?)
Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
Children (6 to 10)
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Adults
School Purdue University Global
Sliding Scale yes
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Country United States of America
State/Province Illinois
distance: 4,340 Miles
Address 175 E Hawthorn Pkwy, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, USA
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