Lisa M. Rader
MA, BCBA, LBA
Ms. Rader is Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), and Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) with over 20 years experience working with indidviduals with autism. She has a Master of Arts degree in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) from Caldwell College. She has publications in research on Stimulus-Stimulus Pairing of adult vocalizations with children with autism. She founded the center at ABA4U in 2011, with a passion to improve the quality of lives of individuals with autism. As the parent of an adult with autism, she has been able to provide a unique perspective on parent training and collaboration with other service providers. She founded ABA4You, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, which was established to provide children with autism access to activities, such as swimming which is a critical safety skill. Lisa has also served as a board member on several other non-profit organizations. Her current research interests are on health and wellness goals for individuals with autism.
Rebecca Ehnstrom, MA
Co-Director of Operations
Rebecca has her masters degree in Clinical Counseling from Fairleigh Dickinson University and post graduate work in ABA from Florida Institute of Technology. She started her career working within the home providing intensive clinical counseling to young teens. Rebecca then moved into the school district working within the elementary school as a 1:1 aid in an LLD classroom, where she worked under several BCBA's to gain her foundational knowledge of ABA. Rebecca joined the ABA4U team in 2012 where she worked in the clinic and in the home providing direct ABA therapy. Over the years, Rebecca has worked her way up to become Co-Director of Operations where she now oversees the operations of the clinic.
Outreach Programs / Co Director of Operations
Nicole Cavuoto is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She received her Master’s Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis at Georgian Court University. Nicole began her career in ABA providing home services to children with autism. She has been providing direct therapy to children at ABA4U for over two years and has been working with one of our local school district as well. Her passion for the field stems from growing up with a twin sister who was diagnosed with autism at the age of two.
Assistant Clinic Director
Lindsey is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She recieved her Master's Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis at Caldwell College. Lindsey conducted research for her master's thesis on play skills; specifically teaching preschool aged children with autism how to build with wooden blocks following a developmental block-play progression.
Lindsey began her career in ABA working as an instructional aide in a public school classroom as well as a therapist providing home services to children with autism. She has been providing direct therapy at ABA4U for 5 years both in the clinic and the home. Currently, she is also providing supervision to the clinical staff.
Dr. Hoch is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst specializing in the education and treatment of individuals with autism. She received her doctorate in Psychology from the CUNY Graduate Center Learning Processes and Behavior Analysis Psychology program. She has authored articles and book chapters related to applied behavior analysis and autism, and is a regular presenter at national and regional conferences. Her clinical and research interests include reduction of challenging behavior and increasing language and social skills in children with autism.
Dr. Hoch serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, Behavior Analysis in Practice, and Education and Treatment of Children. She has published in the area of functional analysis and treatment of severe behavior problems, as well as increasing language and social skills in individuals with autism.
Behavior Skills Technicians
Joanna Reyes, MA, BCBA
Priya Vasudevan MA, BCBA
Danielle Riccardella BA, RBT
Brittany Martino BA, RBT
Amylin Ader, MA, RBT
Jaime Duffy, BA, RBT
Angelica Valderrama, BA, RBT
Paulina Menendez, RBT
Candace Tomassetti, BA