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Autism Companion Services founder, Jane Hornett, has a 21 year old daughter with autism and has been very involved with the autism community for 15 years. Jane has started up a local non profit organization focused on families affected by autism from 2006-2009. She has done a start up autism magazine for the local community and has been involved significantly as an employee and consultant perspective for several local ABA centers. Jane has started up four major social media pages for new and existing families affected by autism. in Indianapolis and surrounding area. She brings significant connections and strength in family connections, local pediatricians and overall guidance for many families affected by autism. She is also a trained advocate for families who have children with autism struggling in both private and public schools advocating for better written IEP's (Individual Education Plan) while attending case conferences.
Dr. Angela Bricker is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral, BCBA-D, which has specialized in the education of children and young adults with Autism and Developmental Disabilities for the past 25 years. She has worked in clinical, home, educational, and residential setting and has worked with children and adults. Dr. Bricker also works as an instructor at a local university where she teaches graduate level course in Behavior Analysis. She maintains an Indiana Teaching License and has served on several community and family autism boards and authored quarterly articles for the Autism Companion magazine. Through consultations, she has established multiple school-based programs for children with autism, and she has provided training to teachers, parents, and other professionals within school systems and within the community.
Jasmine is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, who has experience with all age groups - from young children up to young adults. She has worked within a school, clinical, and home-based settings for over 6 years. She has grown from a program manager, clinical assistant and now a certified Behavior Analyst. Jasmine has a passion for social skill development and looks forward to continuing her skill training in sign language and science based augmentative communication for individuals with autism. .
Teri is a clinical psychologist who provides evidence-based mental and behavioral health care for individuals and families across the lifespan, consultation to agencies and communities, training, education, and supervision. Teri is a consultant, providing Autism diagnostic testing for Autism Companion Services. She also has a brother with Autism. Teri is the founder of Acheive Quality of Life, which offers programs, services, and resources to improve the health and well-being of individuals with Autism and their family members. .
Lisa Minor is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Licensed Psychologist with more than 10 years of experience working with individuals with autism in school, home, center, and residential settings. She completed postdoctoral training in autism diagnosis and treatment at Riley Hospital for Children/IU School of Medicine. Most recently, she gained extensive experience in Verbal Behavior therapy. Lisa is passionate about providing evidence-based services to children with autism and their families. Lisa is a consultant, providing Autism diagnostic testing for Autism Companion Services. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, baking, and spending time with her family.
Jasmon is a Registered Behavior Technician, and has three years of experience in the ABA field. She is currently studying Psychology in Applied Behavior Analysis at a local university. She has a unique passion for creating a fun learning environment to teach functional, social, communication, and life skills. Jasmon has experience working in the community, public schools, and both in center and in home environments. Jasmon has also worked on intensive feeding programs and behavior management.