Sally M. Way-Tully, M.A., BCBA Executive Director
Sally earned her Master’s Degree in Professional Leadership from Armstrong Atlantic State University in 2006. Soon after graduating two of her children were diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders; one with severe autism and the other with Asperger’s syndrome. Upon discovering that insurance was virtually unavailable, thus preventing access to effective treatment, she returned to Armstrong to pursue certification in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). While enrolled she completed an internship position under a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) working with Chatham-County Public School System. The majority of her internship experience took place at Jumpstart, a specialized Pre-K program based on ABA methods.
In 2011 Sally became a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) and was offered a Clinical Director’s position. She opened and directed two clinics serving more than thirty children with a range of disabilities and delays. The children she has worked with over the years have made wonderful improvements and many have transitioned into mainstream public education.
In 2012 Sally completed coursework at the Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) for her Master’s level certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). She and her husband opened ABA Therapy Center in the spring of 2013 where she continues to practice. Her professional interests and areas of expertise include teaching verbal behavior & social skills to children with Autism Spectrum Disorders; she also is in the process of building a non-profit to provide ABA services to families who do not have insurance coverage.
Kimberly Behavior Therapist
Kimberly has recently graduated from Armstrong Atlantic State University, class of 2013. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and has focused her studies in the field of Behavior. Her classes have included Learning and Behavior, as well as Basic Behavior Principles and Behavior Change. She has experience working in laboratory settings, based on the principles of reinforcement schedules. Currently, she is continuing her education in Advanced Behavioral Assessment and Behavior Change Techniques.
Through her classes she has developed an interest in animal and human behavior, specifically, she is interested in the functions of behavior and why humans and animals behave the way they do. She also developed an interest Autism Spectrum Disorders and how to apply research based treatment to help patient’s function in everyday life. Kimberly believes in early intervention, making her passion to work with children.
Robin E. Rahn B.S. Case Lead Behavior Therapist
Robin comes from a family of educator’s and in high school she volunteered to tutor younger students. Having an interest in science and research she pursued a degree in Marine Science. She graduated from Savannah State University in 2010. Shortly after graduation she was introduced to the field of Applied Behavior Analysis through a friend who has two children on the autism spectrum. Robin has always been drawn to children and has a great desire to help those with special needs. She has returned to college to pursue a career in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis.
For the past year Robin has had the opportunity to work with many children on the autism spectrum. She enjoys helping improve lives of these children and finds her work both challenging and rewarding. One of the aspects of her work she enjoys the most is the satisfaction in seeing their progress and achievements as they learn and grow. In her personal time she likes to spend time with her family and enjoys the outdoors.
Shelley A. Moore-Murawsky
Shelley received her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Linguistics from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill in 2000 and her Master’s in Psychology from the University of North Carolina Wilmington in 2014. Her clinical concentration was Applied Behavior Analysis. While in graduate school, Shelley worked in an experimental analysis of behavior (EAB) laboratory and studied tolerance for delayed reinforcement. Her clinical experience includes implementing behavior reduction and skill acquisition programs in school-based settings.
Prior to returning to academia in 2010, Shelley worked for more than a decade within North Carolina’s Autism community. Her experience included providing community-based services for adolescents and young adults, providing early intervention services, developing training curricula for staff members, and presenting best-practice information to parents and professionals. In addition, Shelley has supported individuals with ASD in vocational settings and has coordinated a variety of social skills groups for children, adolescents, and adults.
Shelley is excited to work with ABA Therapy Center, LLC. and as a Behavior Therapist.