Achieving Success Through Science, Service and Compassion

Our Team


Lisa M. Rader

Lisa M. Rader

MA, BCBA, LBA


Founder

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

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. 

 

Nicole Cavuoto

Nicole Cavuoto

MA, BCBA


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.  

 

Clinical Team

Clinical Team


BCBAs and Registered Behavior Technicians

Joanna Reyes, MA, BCBA

Danielle Riccardella BA, RBT

Brittany Martino BA, RBT

Amylin Ader, MA, RBT

Angelica Valderrama, BA, RBT

Paulina Menendez, RBT

Candace Tomassetti, BA