Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 12, 2013
Special Learning Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the special needs community, announced today the addition of two new clinical staff members. The world-wide supplier of solutions-based services for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Down syndrome, and other developmental disorders has added the expertise of Dr. Michael Mueller, Ph.D., BCBA-D, and Tabitha Kirby, MA, BCBA to its team of highly skilled clinicians. Dr. Mueller and Ms. Kirby bring advanced clinical knowledge and experience in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy and ASD, and will lead the organization in the development and implementation of evidence-based programs, services and products for individuals with special needs around the world.
“We are very excited to have two highly respected behavior analysts at the helm of our clinical program,” said Karen Chung, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Special Learning. “With the expertise and leadership of our clinical staff, Special Learning will continue to develop the highest quality educational solutions to inform, educate and empower the special needs community worldwide."
Dr. Mueller received his Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi and is also the founder, and Director of Behavioral Services at Southern Behavioral Group in Atlanta, Georgia. A Nationally board certified behavior analyst, his work has focused on a wide range of topics within the ASD/Developmental Disability population, with his primary area of clinical impact being that of the assessment and treatment of severe behavior in applied settings such as public schools. As an associate clinical director at Special Learning, Dr. Mueller will be instrumental in establishing world-class schools for individuals with Autism and other developmental disabilities in underserved areas of the world.
Tabitha Kirby received her bachelor’s degree in psychology and master’s degree in special education with specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis from The Ohio State University. As an expert in the field of behavior analysis, Tabitha has worked in various clinical, school, and community settings. As a consultant for families of individuals with ASD, Tabitha led and implemented a variety of successful home-based treatment programs. She will be launching Special Learning’s Virtual Consultation Assessment and Treatment Program, a home-based model for providing treatment, later this fall. In addition, Tabitha will work with Dr. Mueller in creating comprehensive special education curriculum and training programs to provide superior educational outcomes for children with special needs around the globe.
With the addition of these two new clinicians, Special Learning, Inc. continues its mission to make a positive impact in the lives of those individuals affected by ASD, Down syndrome, and other developmental disabilities around the globe.
For additional information on Special Learning's mission of supporting the Autism and special needs communities, visit http://www.special-learning.com.
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About Special Learning, Inc.
Special Learning is the leading global provider of autism and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) solutions. Special Learning designs mobile applications and educational resources using evidence-based research to ensure that every person diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is capable of attaining an abundant and fulfilling life. Through its comprehensive web portal, Special Learning provides the global autism community with a range of ABA training and educational products, web-based and downloadable tools and professional services to empower parents, teachers and providers so that they can help individuals with autism move up the skills spectrum intuitively, successfully and affordably. Follow Special Learning on Facebook and Twitter.