We are an enthusiastic, dedicated team of professionals located in the central belt of Scotland. Collectively, we have a range of experience applying the principles of behaviour analysis with children across a variety of settings. We are passionate about providing effective and meaningful services to children with autism and learning difficulties and their families. We work as a team, sharing knowledge and ideas, so that your child’s programme will benefit from our collective expertise and experience.
Jennifer McCann BA, BCaBA – Supervisor
Jennifer has over nine years experience using Applied Behaviour Analysis / Verbal Behaviour (ABA / VB) with pre-school children through to young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other developmental delays. Jennifer obtained her BA in Behavioural Science from the University of West of Scotland and has recently achieved her BCaBA qualification through the Florida Institute of Technology. Jennifer also has experience with Pivotal Response Therapy (PRT) and DIR Floortime.
Jennifer supervises home programmes, delivers parent training, provides 1:1 sessions, runs social skills clubs in Glasgow, and provides training in schools/nurseries in Greater Glasgow and Ayrshire.
Laura Young MA, BCBA – Supervisor
Laura is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA), with a Master’s degree in Applied Behaviour Analysis from Queens University Belfast. Laura started off as a behaviour therapist for Keys for Learning in 2012 and found her passion in helping young children with developmental and language delays learn new skills using the principles of behaviour. Laura has since gained a wealth of experience working with children ranging from 2-16 years old, supervising home programmes, training new therapists, and attending professional development courses. Laura shows a great commitment and optimism to the families she supports and enthusiasm to the children she works with.
Laura is based in Glasgow and travels across Scotland to provide behaviour services to families, nurseries and schools.
Alison MacDougall, MSc, PGCert, MA (Hons) – Associate Therapist
Alison is an ABA therapist who has worked over 4 years’ part time with children with Autism in home based ABA programmes. While doing so; in 2015 she graduated with a First class honours degree in MA Psychology from the University of Aberdeen. She also went on to complete a postgraduate certificate in Autism & Learning with Merit while working as a Support worker in a residential school for children with autism which she did for almost two years. She has since completed her MSc in Applied Behaviour Analysis with Distinction from Bangor University.
Having recently moved to Edinburgh and finishing her Masters, Alison is now involved in ABA programmes in Edinburgh within home and school environments and plans to work towards becoming a Board Certified Assistant Behaviour Analyst. Alison is passionate about facilitating a child’s development and increasing their behavioural repertoire. She demonstrates this though her commitment, understanding and enthusiasm.
Alison currently delivers 1:1 sessions at Beetroot Sauvage in Edinburgh