About Us

  • At Anderson Behavior Consulting we believe in using Best Practices for children with autism. 
  • Both our Director and our Behavior Consultant are BOTH board certified behavior analyst (BCBA) who are fully trained in ABA and verbal behavior. 
  • Our programming is scientifically driven using Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). 
  • Our approach is based on the Verbal Behavior Protocol. 
  • We mainly use the Assessment of Basic Language and Learning Skills - Revised Edition (ABLLS-R) (Partington, 2006).
  • We also use:  VB-MAPP (2nd ed.) (Sundberg, 2014)
  • All our Behavior Consultants & Sr. Behavior Interventionists are completely trained in:
  • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) & The Verbal Behavior Protocol, as well as...
  • Behavioral observation techniques, Data collection, & Functional Assessments/Analysis.
  • Parents are the KEY:
  • We believe that Parents make the best teachers for their children with autism. 
  • Parent Training:
  • We insist that all our Client's parents are trained in the ABC's of behavior, how to understand behavior functionally and how to implement the appropriate behavior protocols based on the behavior's function.  All parents are trained to work on building communication in their children who are non-verbal or have communication and speech delays or difficulties.
  • We coach and train parents in behavioral programming and aspects of their child's Verbal Behavior Programs (or ALL of their child's program -- depending on what the parents choose for their level of involvement).
  • We give the power back to the family!!

    Our philosophy: 

    • Since we have a board certified behavior analyst (BCBA) as our Director, we are fully committed to scientifcally proven methods using applied behavior analysis (ABA), that rely heavily on data collection and analysis
    • We supply individualized early intervention programming that relies on thorough data keeping in order to track learning and smooth the transition of programs as your child progresses through the ABLLS-R programming.
    • We believe in and teach Verbal Behavior

      Our Clinical Director -- Located in Kamloops, BC:

      • Michele L. Anderson, M.A., BCBA
      • Kamloops, BC
      • Contact her at:  250-299-3530
      • A Registered Board Certified Behavior Analyst
      • Trained in Advanced Verbal Behavior in a Consultant workshop by Dr. Vince Carbone, Ed.D., BCBA                                                       
      • Trained in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) through Southern Illinois University
      • Trained in Autism and Special Education at the University of British Columbia
      • Trained in Psychology and ABA at the University of Manitoba
      • Over 14 years of experience in the field of Autism, ABA & early intervention programs
      • Travels out of province or country to work with families and children who are in need of home ABA programs or functional assessments for problem behaviors

      Our BCBA in the Lower Mainland:

        • Elisa Hill, M.Sc., BCBA
        • Aldegrove, BC
        • Contact her at:  604-838-0378 or elisa@andersonbehaviorconsulting.com
        • A Registered Board Certified Behavior Analyst
        • Trained in Verbal Behavior by Michele L. Anderson, M.A., BCBA
        • Supervised by Michele L. Anderson, M.A., BCBA
        • Trained in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) through Southern Illinois University
        • Specializes in ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy)
        • Over 6 years experience working directly as a Behavior Interventionist and Sr. Behavior Interventionist for Anderson Behavior Consulting
        • Working in the lower mainland focusing on Surrey, Langley, Aldegrove, Abbotsford

          Senior Behavior Interventionists in Surrey, Langley, Aldegrove & Abbotsford
        • Kim Darling
        • Has worked with Michele Anderson as a Senior BI for over 10 years
        • Has her certificate as a special education teaching assistant (in Ontario)
        • Over 15 years experience working with children with autism in ABA programs
        • Worked as an educational assistant with children with autism
        • Worked as a Sr. BI in ABA/Verbal Behavior programs for 10 years
        • Trained in ABA and Verbal Behavior by our Director
        • Atasha Hogness
        • Has worked with Elisa Hill in the Lower Mainland for over 2 years as a Behavior Interventionst.
        • She has completed all her course work for her BCaBA and is now completing her client experience hours under the supervision of Elisa Hill.
        • Has been trained in Verbal Behavior by Elisa Hill.

        Senior Behavior Interventionist in the Kamloops area:

        • Nina Gales
        • Has worked with and is supervised by Michele Anderson for over a year as a Behavior Interventionist while she works towards her Masters and BCBA degree.
        • Has been trained in Verbal Behavior by our Director.

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