Autism is not contagious, but our smiles are!
Meet Our Passionate Team
Hong Kong Professional ABA Therapists
Since graduation in Canada, Jason immediately immersed in the field of working with children with autism and has been professionally trained as a therapist in one of the largest ABA providers. He has been working with diverse individuals with autism of different age ranges and settings, such as conducting 1 on 1 at home or center settings, social groups and school shadowing.In the past years of working as a therapist, he has seen children of different ages suffering because they couldn’t come into contact with services. Hence, he started autismilee, and focused on training a new generation of therapists. His current duties include supervising different therapists, providing training and workshops for therapists, parents and teachers, as well as overseas consultations. To promote awareness of autism, Jason periodically provides workshops and shares information about autism in different media platforms.
“What I advocate to do is, to provide different services and trainings for children with autism as early as possible, to share my knowledge and provide support to the families and caregivers, bringing miles to smiles.”
Senior Clinical Supervisor | Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
Quincy has been working with children with autism since 2008. She was a clinical supervisor for an NGO which served underprivileged families with children with autism. Her expertise lies in supervising cases, designing curriculum, training therapists, and conducting workshops for schools and parents. She is also dedicated to increasing public awareness and parent education through parent blogs.
“Children with autism see the world from a different angle. I am here to view the world at their angle, understand them, and help them thrive for a brighter future.”
Hayley obtained her Master's in Applied Behaviour Analysis in 2017 from the University of Kent and is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA). She was born in Malaysia and had experience with SEN individuals for 7 years in Malaysia, the United Kingdom, and Hong Kong. Her expertise lies in designing individualized programs for individuals with learning disabilities, conducting assessments in ABLSS-R and VB-MAPP, and providing fieldwork supervision for those pursuing their credentials from BACB as well as staff training. Her previous work experiences include designing and implementing programs for 1:1 ABA, school shadow support, and group therapy. Prior to joining Autismilee, Hayley had worked in an international school in Hong Kong. She leads a team of staff and specializes in designing programs for individuals transitioning from 1:1 to inclusion settings.
“Some people with autism may not be able to speak or answer to their name, but they can still hear your words and feel your kindness.”
Joyce has been working with children with disabilities for over 10 years and has been practicing under her BCBA since 2014. She got her masters in Behavioural and Clinical Psychology in California State University of Northridge. She has experience working with clientele with varying ages from 2 years old up to 24 years old and her expertise is in skills acquisition including language，social, self help skills. She provides weekly support and comprehensive oversights to the progress and development of our clients’ ABA programs.
“My goal is to find the key to unlock their world so we can be in it and grow with them.”
For the past 10 years, she has been working extensively with children with autism of different age range and in different settings, including one-on-one centre and home-based training, kindergarten and primary school shadowing services. As a trained social worker, she focuses not only on individual needs but also the concerns and dynamics within a family and is competent in bringing them together to maximize the full potential of the child. At autismilee, she focuses on supervision and also overseeing the HK centre.
“I would like to walk the journey together with the families of children with special needs.”
Iris has practiced Applied Behavior Analysis for over 15 years in both US and Hong Kong. After completing her master degree in Special Education from the University of Washington in 2010, she began practicing as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Iris’s diverse working experience and her passion for working with children with autism have driven her to provide effective and individualised interventions for every client with whom she works.
“Every child can learn just not on the same day or in the same way. “
Melody has over 7 years of clinical experience especially in assessment and diagnosis of neurodevelopmental and emotional disorders. As a Clinical Psychologist, Melody has been working with government-funded services, NGOs, private clinics and schools. She is an expert in offering practical recommendations for families and schools to best support a child’s development based on the child’s unique context and best practices in the field. Melody currently provides psychological assessment and clinical supervision services at autismilee.
“When we open our hearts to understand, we will find that we are more alike than we are different.”
SENIOR CASE MANAGER | BOARD CERTIFIED BEHAVIOR ANALYST (BCBA)
Elaine has always been passionate about serving children with diverse educational needs, she has been working closely with children with autism and their families since year 2017. She receives ongoing training from the Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) and she is experienced in providing both one-on-one and group ABA therapy. Elaine looks forward to serving more families by providing services in different settings.
“I would like to inspire children with autism to reach their greatest potential, and embrace a brighter future.”
SENIOR CASE MANAGER | BOARD CERTIFIED BEHAVIOR ANALYST (BCBA)
Natalie is a cheerful and child-loving person. She has worked with children of different ages and was specifically trained to provide therapy to children with ASD. Prior to joining autismilee, she worked as a therapist at one of the largest ABA service providers and an ABA teacher for students with special education needs at an international school which implements inclusive education. Currently working towards her next career goal as becoming a BCBA, Natalie has been receiving intensive training and further studying.
“No life merely exists, each one thrives! Together we can make a difference in your child’s life.”
Ames is passionate about working with children and experienced in handling children with special needs. She is receiving ongoing training by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). With more than 4 years of ABA experiences, she enjoys seeing and being involved in every single improvement a child made. She hopes to enhance the development of children with autism, and help them to integrate into society with their full potential.
“Each and every child has their own shade, and is needed to complete the rainbow. With understanding and patience, I would like to help them through the journey of completing their own rainbow.”
CASE MANAGER| BOARD CERTIFIED BEHAVIOR ANALYST (BCBA)
Jessica has always enjoy working with children and therefore decided to join the field of ABA a year after working at a PR agency firm. Prior to joining autismilee, she has worked with variety of special needs children at an international school that implements inclusive education for about 4 years. Students she had work with goes from 5 years old up to 16 years old, and are mainly individuals who are diagnosed with ASD and ADHD. She has completed a Social Science Master’s degree specialized in autism spectrum disorder in 2020 and had received her BCBA credential in February 2022.
“Seeing children diagnosed with autism grow through training not only is rewarding for the parents and us therapist, but most importantly, it allows us to see the possibility of improving the quality of life for the children.”
Stephanie is a passionate and joyful person. She enjoys helping children especially those with diverse learning needs. She enjoys being a treasure hunter, calling out the gold and recognizing the potential in every kid. She has more than four-years experience in working with children with Autism. She has been providing 1:1 intensive training to children aged between 3 and 12 in school, home and center settings. Before joining the team, she has worked as a behavioral therapist in the United States and an ABA teacher at an integrated international school in Hong Kong. Currently, she is pursuing Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA).
“Every child has a different learning style and pace. Each child is unique, not only capable of learning but also capable of succeeding”
After his graduation at the University of Washington, Ryan started off his career as an ABA therapist at one of the largest ABA service centers in Hong Kong, and then he moved to teach at an international school which specializes in ABA and inclusive education for children with autism. With more than 4 years of ABA experience, Ryan is passionate about the well being of children with autism because he enjoys seeing the tremendous progress of children who receive quality ABA services.
“Not everything that steps out of line must necessarily be unusual. Every child is unique and different. I would like to utilize my knowledge and skills to help children to live their lives to the fullest.”
After graduating from SFU, Johnny stayed in Canada to work with children with various developmental conditions aging from 6 to 18. He has now worked in different organizations both in Canada and Hong Kong where he received ongoing supervision from BCBA. He is currently in a master’s program and pursuing the BCBA qualification. Johnny found working with children very meaningful as he believes they can reach their full potential, and he wants to help guide them there.
“Every child is a unique star, and it is our mission to make them shine the brightest.”
Senior Behavioral Therapist
Before joining autismilee, Shirley has been working in the child early education center, She wants to serve children with autism with her passion, accompany them to grow up in a happy learning environment and let them get an equal learning opportunity. She believes every child has their own potential, and hopes that they and their families have a wonderful life in the future.
“Every child is gifted. Children with autism also have a brighter future, I am here to explore their full potential, accompany them to grow up in a happy learning environment.”
SENIOR BEHAVIORAL THERAPIST
Katie has been working with SEN children since graduation. She is passionate about helping children to learn and grow into better versions of themselves. Before joining autismilee, she worked as a therapist and has been providing 1:1 intensive training, small group teaching, and shadowing to students aged from 6-21 in school setting. Currently, Katie is working towards her next career goal as becoming a Qualified Behaviour Analyst (QBA) and she hopes to use her expertise to maximise each child’s potential.
“Each child is unique and special. Children with autism are also capable of succeeding. With love and patience, I believe we can help them to strive their full potential and to grow up in a joyful environment.”
SENIOR BEHAVIORAL THERAPIST
Cary has been working with children with special education needs since her graduation. She is passionate about working with children and believes that every kid can reach their fullest potential with patience and love. She is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Counselling at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and meanwhile, she is receiving ongoing training by a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA), she hopes that all the children could grow beautifully and joyfully.
“Every child is a seed. I believe that every kid has their time to bloom, with patience and love I am sure they will grow beautifully.”
Senior BEHAVIORAL THERAPIST
Riven is a helpful person who loves getting along with children. Before her graduation, she has already seized a number of opportunities to serve children with special educational needs. She got a deep sense of accomplishment by helping children in need. Therefore, she decided to join autimsilee. She hopes to bring positive impacts to children and maximize their potential with her best effort.
“Facilitating the development of children with autism, so that they can initiate their talent and potential naturally just like their cheerful smile.”
Jasmine studied psychology in university. She joined autismilee after graduation. She worked as an intern in community centre, which gave her the opportunity to have close contact with some SEN children. She devoted herself to improve children’s behaviours through therapy and training. Using her life affects life. Helping the SEN children makes her happy and motivates her to work harder and harder. She is now pursing the Registered Behavior Therapist (RBT).
“There will be a lot of obstacles along the path. Do not be afraid, I will be there to accompany you. Can’t wait to see you spread your wings and soar high.”
Recently graduated from the University of East Anglia, Sidra joined autismilee in hopes to assist kids on the spectrum along their journey of connecting with the outer world. Through her previous working experience with adults and youngsters in the hospital setting, she is cognizant of the importance of providing appropriate treatment and care starting from a young age. She is passionate in making an impact in the development of children through therapy. Currently, Sidra is pursing the Registered Behavior Therapist (RBT).
“ ‘To be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud.’ – With my passion and skills, I would like to become the children’s rainbow and bring a smile upon their faces.”
Kannis has been working in the field of Early Childhood Education for 8 years. She loves to interact with kids. After graduating from the Master degree, she decides to devoted herself In helping children with special education needs. She can clearly see the importance of ‘Early Intervention ‘, hence, she join this company, wishing to try her best in educating children, let them ‘Learn from Play’ and ‘Learn from Do’.
“With a little step can make their world different. Don’t give up on your children. As long as you work hard and fully giving love and support, you will see the bright light in their future.”
Ernie is passionate in helping children to develop their potential and provide a fun learning environment. Before joining Autismilee, he has been working with SEN children in education center. He believes that every child has their own special talent, and through hard work and patient.
“Becoming familiar with special needs issues and caring for children with special needs reduces anxieties and fears and leads to an understanding and appreciation of different abilities.”