Joanne Sliman, BSc

Behaviour Therapist
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Joanne has been working part-time as an ABA therapist since 2005 and during this time has gained extensive experience with a range of children and young people. She has been designing and implementing home ABA programmes and training therapists for the past twelve years. She also works in Special School as a classroom assistant, often employing ABA techniques. Joanne has experience of working with both verbal and nonverbal young people and a range of developmental, emotional, and intellectual disabilities from age 15 months to 20 years old.

 

​Joanne has a degree in Childhood Studies from Stranmillis University and is currently a final year student on the Masters in ABA at Queens University. She is working towards her BCBA credential with a view to completing 2000 independent supervised hours under Pathway to Learning.

 

Joanne is trained in PECS, Makaton, Autism Awareness, Intensive Interaction, TEACCH and Attention Autism.  Her particular interest area are working with challenging behaviours and early years. She has recently developed an interest in Autistic Catatonia and has experience of working with this condition.

Joanne is currently working under Pathway to Learning in the Fermanagh area as an associate managing ABA home programmes and offering parent support and training.