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  • Dr. Amy Young is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in the neurodevelopmental evaluation and treatment of infants, toddlers, and school-aged children. She received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Wheaton College in Chicago, IL, with a focus on child and adolescent development. She furthered her training through a clinical internship in Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology...
  • Andrea Burland, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in working with children and families. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Delaware and completed her internship at A.I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE.
    Dr. Burland has worked providing therapy to children and families for over 16 years, including three years as a school counselor....
  • Carolline Turnbull, B.A., BCaBA, is a Board Certified associate Behavior Analyst. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in speech pathology and audiology at Kent State University and her course work for her BCaBA at Florida Institute of Technology (FIT). Carolline has worked in the area of behavioral management of children and young adults with autism for more than 10 years.
    Carolline worked...
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    Jaclyn Crissinger, M.S., BCBA has worked with children and adults with autism and developmental delays for 10 years. She has held positions as a classroom teacher in public schools, a behavior specialist in a school for students with developmental delays, and currently works at KidsLink Neurobehavioral Center as a behavioral consultant. Mrs. Crissinger is a certified special education teacher...
  • Jaclynn Bosley, M.Ed, BCBA, is a licensed teacher, principal, and Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She has held positions as a special education teacher and administrator in both private and public school settings.
    Jaclynn obtained her bachelor and master degrees in education from John Carroll University and completed her Behavior Analysis coursework through Penn State.
    Jaclynn is also a certified...
  • Jennifer Miklovich, MOT, OTR/L, is a licensed and registered, board certified occupational therapist. She completed her undergraduate degree in Recreation Therapy at the University of Toledo; and then earned her Master of Occupational Therapy from Cleveland State University. She has been working with children on the Autism spectrum since 2010 and enjoys every moment with each child.
    Jen currently...
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    Jennifer Soros, MOT, OTR/L, is a licensed and registered, board certified occupational therapist and is presently the Occupational Therapy Department Coordinator for KidsLink Neurobehavioral Center. She is also licensed by the Ohio Department of Education in the area of occupational therapy.
    Jenn completed her undergraduate degree in Zoology at the Ohio State University and her Master...
  • Joan Mainville-Davis, M.S., OTR/L is a licensed and registered occupational therapist. She completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy at Tufts University.
    Since 1996, Joan has worked in a variety of settings including pediatric outpatient services, a school for medically fragile students, and early...
  • Jocelyn Geib, Ph.D., CCC/SLP is a licensed speech and language pathologist who provides assessment and treatment at KidsLink. She also serves as the executive director at The KidsLink School Program. Dr. Geib completed her Ph.D. in Education- Learning and Development from Cleveland State University. She completed her Master’s degree in Speech Pathology at Kent State University as well as course...
  • Jordon Gliem, M.A., CCC-SLP is a licensed speech language pathologist. She completed her undergraduate degree in hearing, speech, and language sciences at Ohio University and her master’s degree in speech and language pathology at the University of Akron. Ms Gliem started working with children on the autism spectrum during her senior year of college when she began working as a tutor for an in-home...
  • Katy Horwitz, MPT, MS, is a licensed, board certified physical therapist. She completed her Bachelor of Science and Master of Physical Therapy degree at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA. Katy completed her Advanced Master of Science degree from Cleveland State University. Katy joined KidsLink in 2016, however, has been providing physical therapy services to children with a variety of special needs...
  • Kelle DeBoth, Ph.D., OTR/L is a licensed and registered, board certified occupational therapist. She completed her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences at the University of Southern California, earned her Master of Occupational Therapy from the University of Pittsburgh and completed her PhD through Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. DeBoth has also completed all required coursework towards...
  • Kelly Kapadia, M.Ed, BCBA, COBA is a licensed teacher and Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She has worked as a special education teacher in both public and private school settings for more than 15 years. Kelly received her undergraduate degree and teaching license in special education from Ohio University, her master degree in literacy from Walden University, and completed her Behavior Analysis coursework...
  • Kristin Hopkins, MOT, OTR/L is a licensed and registered, board certified occupational therapist. She completed her undergraduate degree in Biology at Kent State University, and her Master of Occupational Therapy degree at Temple University in Philadelphia.
    Kristin joined The KidsLink School in 2012, when working as a behavioral therapist before attending graduate school to obtain her Master’s...
  • Kristin Uland, M.A., CCC/SLP has over a decade of experience working with children with communication impairments, and an emphasis on clients who are on the Autism spectrum. She is passionate about working with clients and their families to help them achieve their communication goals, whether through implementing Augmentative and Alternative Communication programs, or bringing clients together...
  • Lauren Baird, MOT, OTR/L, is a licensed and registered, board certified occupational therapist. She has a focus in school-based and clinic-based therapy. Lauren is also licensed by the Ohio Department of Education in occupational therapy. She completed her undergraduate degree at Miami University (Ohio), and her masters of occupational therapy from Cleveland State University.
    Lauren has been working...
  • Lauren Hagenbuch, M.A., CCC/SLP is a licensed speech language pathologist. She earned her undergraduate degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from The Ohio State University and her graduate degree in Speech Language Pathology from the University of Akron. Lauren is licensed by the Ohio Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology, the Ohio Department of Education, and is a certified member of the American...
  • Lauren Kelly O’Hara, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical child psychologist with a subspecialty in the area of pediatric psychology, a field dedicated to addressing the emotional, social, and cognitive functioning of youth in the context of promoting health and managing a medical illness.
    Dr. O’Hara earned a Bachelor of Psychology degree at Kenyon College followed by Master of Clinical Child...
  • Lynn Bearden, MOT, OTR/L is a licensed and registered, board certified occupational therapist for KidsLink Neurobehavioral Center. She is also licensed by the Ohio Department of Education in the area of occupational therapy.
    Lynn completed her undergraduate degree in the area of Recreational Therapy at the University of Toledo and her Master of Occupational Therapy degree from Cleveland State University....
  • McKenzie Marson, MA., CCC-SLP is a licensed speech-language pathologist. She completed her undergraduate degree in speech and hearing sciences at Kent State University and her master's degree at Baldwin Wallace University where she worked with a variety of clients from infants to geriatric. Ms. Marson has worked at the Monarch School in the preschool program and in the S.T.A.R.S. program in Geauga...
  • Michelle DePolo, Psy.D., BCBA-D is a clinical child/pediatric psychologist with KidsLink Neurobehavioral Center. Dr. DePolo completed her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at Wright State University. She finished a pediatric psychology clinical fellowship at The Cleveland Clinic Center for Autism and then was on staff for two years. She then joined the NeuroDevelopmental Center at Akron Children’s...
  • Nevada Reed, M.D. is a board certified pediatric neurologist. She completed medical school at Washington University School of Medicine. She finished her Pediatrics residency and Pediatric Neurology Fellowship at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.
    Dr. Reed has expertise in treating children and young adults with a variety of neurological diagnoses. She is an advocate for children with autism spectrum...
  • Rachel Pasquerilla, EdS, BCBA is an Intervention Specialist and Board Certified Behavior Analyst with KidsLink Neurobehavioral Center and the KidsLink School. Rachel earned her undergraduate degree in Special Education from Youngstown State University as well as Master’s and Educational Specialist’s degrees in Special Education from Kent State University. She is currently pursuing a doctorate...
  • Rachel holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Psychology, which she received from Kent State University and the University of the Rockies in Colorado Springs, respectively. Rachel also completed her Behavior Intervention Specialist Certificate through Kent State University, allowing her to sit for her BCBA exam in 2014.
    Rachel has been with Kidslink Neurobehavioral Center since 2008,...
  • Rebecca Embacher, M.Ed., BCBA, COBA. Rebecca is a licensed teacher and Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She has worked with children and adults with autism and developmental delays since 2002, working with children of varying ages and instructional levels in home, school and work environments. Rebecca received her undergraduate degree in psychology from John Carroll University, her masters degree...