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About Lacey

M. Ed. BCBA (Co-Founder) 

Lacey has been working with individuals who have Autism for 14 years. She started working as an in-home ABA therapist while attending college. She fell in love with the job and began working with other kids. Once she obtained her bachelors in Psychology she was accepted to a Teaching Fellows program in NYC. While working on her masters degree, in special education, Lacey taught in an Autism unit in the Bronx. Lacey loved her job and continued to learn how to best work with individuals with special needs. She married David Anderson and together they moved to Utah so that David could complete school. In Utah, Lacey taught in an Autism unit for two more years, while starting Autism Solutions on the side. After two years, she pursued running Autism Solutions full-time. Lacey is passionate about giving every student the tools they need to succeed. After talking to several parents who were trying to find a positive environment for their child to learn in, she started Autism Solutions Academy. Lacey is passionate about creating an environment that caters to each students specific needs—helping every student reach their full potential. In her free time Lacey enjoys playing games, crafting and traveling with her family.

Our Team

Haley


Draper & West Jordan Centers Haley has spent 6 years working with children, and 3 years working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This is because she believes that everyone is entitled to acquiring the skills and ability to engage with their lives and those important to them to the greatest capacity possible. Haley's enthusiasm for the field has allowed her to deliver ABA services in a variety of environments. She began her career working in group homes with adults with traumatic brain injuries. She then began working in Short-Term Stabilization Homes for adults with disabilities. Following this, she became a clinical supervisor for an institute-run clinic for children with disabilities and delays. She has also contacted experience working as a direct therapist for children with disabilities within a clinical setting. The successes from within the clinic that have impacted her clients', as well as their families, proves to Haley that her work has a meaningful impact within her community. Haley is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Licensed Behavior Analyst in the state of Utah. She holds a Master’s degree in Behavior Analysis and Therapy from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.




James


West Jordan Center James has spent 14 years working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This is because he believes that everyone deserves a functional life and the ability to experience all that this world has to offer. James’ passion for this work has allowed him to implement ABA services in various settings. He began his career working in group homes for over 6 years. He also spent 4 years teaching special education classes with an emphasis in social and behavioral skills, and became a behavior specialist/BCBA for a large school district. This was followed by working for a local IDD authority in group homes, day habilitation centers, private homes, and nursing facilities. James has experience working as a therapist and a behavior analyst in clinics and in homes. He knows that the work he has devoted his life to matters because he has seen the transformation in the lives of the individuals he has worked with, as well as their families. James is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Licensed Behavior Analyst in the state of Utah. He holds a Master’s degree in Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis from Texas Tech University.




Amanda


Draper Center




Melissa


Sunset Center Melissa Rogers has always had a passion for education and child psychology. She began her career at a non-profit that partnered with preschools in underserved neighborhoods. After graduating from The University of California, Irvine with a degree in Psychology and minor in Education, Melissa began her work in ABA where she was trained in pivotal response therapy, a play based method. She immediately fell in love! She was able to target meaningful skills while having fun. After moving to Utah in 2014, Melissa began working for Autism Solutions as a behavior technician. Eager to expand her skills, Melissa pursued her Masters degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Northeastern University. Melissa graduated and passed her BCBA exam in 2017 and has been practicing since. Melissa is passionate about continuing education and developing her skills as a behavior analyst. Most recently, she attended training for the Picture Exchange Communication System. She is passionate about distilling knowledge and helping uplift and support other professionals. Melissa is most excited about her newest role as a lead Supervisor as she is able to help potential BCBAs develop the necessary skills to become ethical and effective practitioners. Melissa emphasizes communication and empowerment in her practice. Her goal is to amplify her clients' voices so that they can meet their needs and live happy, fulfilled lives.




Houston


Sunset Center




Brandi


Draper & Sunset Centers




Elizabeth


Draper and West Jordan Centers




Joanna


Draper and West Jordan Centers




Suzanne


West Jordan Center