McLean: Autism Diagnosis, Assessment and Treatment

Continuum Autism Spectrum Alliance serves Northern Virginia, including Fairfax, Arlington, Falls Church, Prince William and Loudoun Counties, as well as the City of Alexandria and the City of Manassas. During the assessment process, each child receives a comprehensive functional assessment that identifies core deficits and problem behaviors that may be interfering with the child’s ability to learn and participate in daily life at home, school and in the community. Every child’s program is individualized to meet his or her needs, learning style and guided by what is developmentally expected.

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1651 Old Meadow Road Suite 600
McLean, VA 22102
Phone: (800) 828.5659
Fax: (866) 857.0246

 

 

 

 

Meghan Hoffman, M.Ed., BCBA

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Ms Hoffman has worked with individuals on the autism spectrum for 15 years. She received her Masters in Special Education with a specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis from George Mason University in 2006 and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She worked as a teacher and supervisor at The Ivymount School for 11 years serving students aged 5 through 21. She has also served as an Adjunct Professor at George Mason University teaching graduate level coursework approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board and supervised graduate students in their internships through The University Practicum Program. Meghan continues to provide consultative services to families and schools, working with students aged 2 through 26. In addition to her role as consultant and professor, she provides trainings and workshops to schools and organizations throughout Maryland, DC, and Northern Virginia.

 

 

Leadership Team:

 

Haili Hartman

Board Certified Behavior Analsyt/Licensed Behavior Analyst

Haili has a Bachelors of Science degree from James Madison University, MA and is currently enrohaili_hartman-e1437495268103-114x150lled in the Masters of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis at Northeastern University, Boston, MA. She is actively pursuing supervision to complete requirements to sit for the Behavior Analyst Certification Board exam. Haili has five years experience as an instructor providing 1:1 therapy to children with autism and other related disorders. Haili’s professional interests include vocational training, daily living skills, functional-communication training and helping to train other staff the most effective/ethical ABA practice. Haili is also the Behavior Tech Manager here at Continuum Behavioral Health. She is in charge of scheduling all of the Behavior Technicians, oversees the Lead Behavior Technician Team, recruitment of Behavior Technicians, maintains Behavior Technicians ongoing professional development and assists with the ABA Home Programming Training.

 

David Hughes, M.S., BCBA

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David is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with an Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis from St. Cloud State University. He has over nine years of experience working with individuals with Autism Spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities between the ages of 2 and 25. In addition, David has over seven years of experience working in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis. David has worked as a consultant with Continuum since 2015. He enjoys working with clients and their families to develop individualized treatment plans that maximize their potential at home, at school, and in the community.

 

Linda L. Isaza, M.S., BCBA

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Linda Isaza is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with a Master of Science degree in Counseling with Applied Behavior Analysis from NOVA Southeastern University. Linda eared a Bachelor of Arts in Clinical Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from the University of Rochester. She began her training at the highly respected New England Center for Children on a residential team with boys ranging in ages from 14-22. Linda spent several years as an ABA therapist in schools in New England that utilize ABA as their treatment methodology for children with ASD and other developmental disabilities. Her professional experience has also included providing in-home services with an emphasis on the Verbal Behavior Model for teaching functional communication and language skills. Linda has been a Senior Consultant at Continuum since 2014. Currently, Linda specializes in the treatment of individuals ages 2-20, focusing on executive fuctioning skills, daily living skills, play skills, social skills and emotional regulation through Applied Behavior Analysis.  Linda believes that everyone has a unique skill set and is dedicated to helping each person develop those skills to reach their full potential.