Monique Antaya is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who has been working with children and families since 2002. She has extensive experience working with families in their homes through state agencies, school districts and private clients across New England. She brings a practical approach to working on improving the lives of her clients and their families. Monique has also worked as a special education teacher and special education administrator for over 10 years and brings the knowledge of education and special education into her work.
As a behavior analyst, Monique has been described as dedicated and passionate. From teaching a child their first words to fostering independence in daily life, Monique celebrates all aspects of success with the families she works for. Monique combines expert knowledge with the ability to work with families and teams in an applied and supportive way.
Since 2013 Monique has worked to establish a private practice, Educational and Behavioral Consulting, LLC, to provide behavioral analytic services for children and families. Clients have had the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder, developmental delays, anxiety and trauma and stress related disorders. Monique works with a variety of needs given these specific diagnoses including but not limited to: toileting, food selectivity, communication deficits, aggressive or unsafe behavior, self stimulatory behaviors, teaching pre-academic and academic skills, executive functioning skills and social skills. Clients can range from children during early intervention (under 3 years old) through college-age. She is able to perform functional assessments on behavior and communication skills to then develop behavior plans and teaching programs. All work is based on research based behavioral analytic methodology and can include: Functional Communication Training, Discrete Trial Teaching, Natural Environment Teaching, Teaching Functionally Equivalent Behaviors, Social Skills Coaching and more. Monique focuses on implementing teaching programs and behavior plans using the principles of applied behavior analysis while providing direct training and coaching.
Monique has taught in graduate programs for behavior analysts through Antioch University and Granite State College, and currently teaches adjunct for special educators at Keene State College. Monique also provides mentoring to other behavior analysts and has served as a supervisor to graduate students. She enjoys presenting workshops and parent trainings and has been described as an energetic public speaker and presenter.
Kim Cloutier has been working with children and families since 2012 through various roles in education - paraprofessional, special education teacher, special education administrator, and Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).
Kim has worked with children and adults with a variety of diagnoses and applies researched-based practices to help them meet their goals. Kim’s previous experience includes working with children and adults with social and communication impairments, cognitive delays, mental health needs, and significant trauma histories. Through effective methodologies, like Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Kim has supported families and school staff to implement sustainable practices within various environments and build programs to support the clients’ success with skill acquisition.
Kim has been described as having a passion for people and supporting not only the progress of children, but the family unit as well. She is dedicated to helping clients from birth through adulthood attain skills to live functional and independent lives. To put it simply, people are her jam!
Sarah Drogue is a New Hampshire dual certified educator in special and general education with five years teaching experience working with students with significant needs from Kindergarten to 5th Grade. Sarah came to EBC with over 15 years of combined experience working with children in the classroom with autism spectrum disorders, developmental delays, and communication delays as well as having experience as a paraprofessional, a respite care provider, and as an ABA tutor providing support services in the home. After having worked with ABA for many years, Sarah decided to pursue a career as a BCBA and completed her Master’s Degree in Behavior Analysis Practice in December of 2023.
Sarah has been described as compassionate, knowledgeable and approachable by families and coworkers. In her work as a special education teacher, she worked with many multidisciplinary IEP teams to help her students reach their highest potential in the areas of academics, functional communication, self help, social skills, and life skills. As a special education teacher, Sarah has had the opportunity to work with many district BCBAs and has learned to follow an ABA approach to help students develop their skill sets using strategies including discrete trial teaching (DTT) and errorless teaching approach. When working with children with intense needs, Sarah believes that student success goes beyond academic improvement, it’s seeing the child learn to be more independent with their toileting, or dressing routines or with communicating appropriately without adverse behaviors, and she enjoys celebrating each success with the child and their family.
Sarah enjoys working with ABA principles both in the school environment and at home with her own two children. She is the proud Mom of a three year old little girl and a one year old little boy. When she is not working, she focuses on personal fitness and making fun memories with her family.
Danielle joined EBC in September of 2021 as a behavior technician working in a school district with students with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental and communication delays. After a short time she decided to commit to making a career change to ABA and becoming a BCBA, and in December 2023 received her Master’s Degree in Behavior Analysis Practice.
Danielle comes to EBC with over 15 years of experience in law enforcement, as one of the few women in NH that held dual certifications as both a police officer and fire fighter. She is a certified public supervisor, and has a green belt in LEAN (process improvement) and has supervised several state programs directly supporting emergency services. Before her law enforcement career Danielle began working with adults with developmental disabilities after graduating college, specifically in Work Adjustment Vocational Evaluation Services. This program helped adults with special needs to find fulfilling job placement in their community. She would tell you that she has always worked in career fields where the focus is on human behavior, just in different applications.
When she is not working or attending class Danielle is working on hiking all 67 of the New England 4,000 foot mountains, and also enjoys camping, cross country skiing, and mountaineer snowshoeing. She is married with two daughters and her family loves outdoor activities and playing sports.
Erica began working with EBC in May of 2021. She joined EBC with a background and degree in Early Childhood Education and began working as a Behavior Technician with children, both in
the home and school settings. She completed the RBT course and became a Registered Behavior Technician in September of 2021. She is currently pursuing a degree in psychology with a focus in Applied Behavior Analysis and is working as an Intern Behavior Analyst in a local school district.
Over the years with EBC, Erica has gained valuable experiences working closely with each of the Behavior Analysts and Intern Behavior Analysts within EBC which has given her the opportunity to see different styles and strategies of practicing behavior analysis. She has had experience working with children in schools, homes, and at a center for children with disabilities. Erica is enthusiastic about the work she does and truly enjoys making a difference, and is driven by the possibility of making a lasting impact on children’s lives. She is passionate about supporting children and their families within the community. Her favorite thing about the work she does is to witness a child’s successes and see them generalize skills across different environments.
When Erica is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, running, spending time outdoors, and reading.
After a long career in the trades industry, Curtis changed his career to focus on human services, providing care for individuals with varied needs in the local community. Initially he worked with an elderly client, providing direct support and care. He enjoyed this work and then started working with students with autism in a local ABA clinic. During this time he supported many different clients working on daily living skills, academics and providing direct behavioral support. Curtis developed a passion to help clients learn new skills, improve communication and gain independence.
In the spring of 2022, Curtis completed the RBT curriculum and successfully passed the RBT exam, and is presently a Registered Behavior Technician supporting individuals and running programs.
Graduating from Fairfield University in 2020 with a major in Political Science and minor in Peace & Justice, Matthew Boggio worked as a long-term middle school substitute teacher and as a 1:1 paraprofessional with elementary aged children prior to working with EBC.
At EBC, Matthew brings a thoughtful, compassionate, and kind-hearted personality to the clients he works with. As a 1:1 paraprofessional, Matthew gained valuable experience working with behavior/regulation plans. He has always been passionate about helping children reach their goals and potential. Matthew finds fulfillment when the children find successes - large or small. He also enjoys working with children with autism and is interested in furthering his education in the field of ABA.
Matthew has many interests and hobbies when he is not working such as playing and watching sports, hiking, reading, and watching movies. His favorite soccer team is Arsenal and is a massive Boston sports fan. Additionally, his favorite books and movies are Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, and Marvel.
Tom has worked with a wide variety of age groups and needs in school, home and residential settings since 2016, during which he has valued each opportunity to be part of a multidisciplinary team and foster client growth through individualized support.
After first working as a paraeducator and then Registered Behavior Technician, Tom decided to pursue higher BACB certification to learn more about applied behavior analysis and how to best effect meaningful change for clients’ goals. Tom completed his Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis at Antioch University New England in December of 2020, and received his board certification in April of 2021 after completing his fieldwork hours with Monique as a supervisor and mentor.
After moving in 2022, Tom is now based in Malmö, Sweden where he continues to consult with and support the EBC team remotely.
Registered Behavior Technician,
Mandy was born and raised in New Hampshire. She started working with children in 2003, right out of high school. Mandy then worked toward and received her Registered Behavior Technician certification in 2021. She currently works with children in the public schools and loves every minute of it.
Being able to help and support families and their children with everyday situations is one of Mandy's passions.
Mandy is always excited to learn and grow in the field of ABA.
When she's not working she enjoys going camping, kayaking and spending time with her family and friends.
Erin has been working with children since 2018. She started working as a paraprofessional in 2020 and that's when she first worked with children with autism. Her work as a paraprofessional is when she was introduced to discrete trial training and she saw the benefits it brings to students. Erin enjoyed teaching her students how to say words, teaching motor impersonations, how to answer questions, and so much more. After learning about Applied Behavior Analysis, and how helpful it is for students and their families, she found herself wanting to learn more.
Since working for EBC Erin has been able to experience working with families in their homes as well as a working with students in the school setting. She enjoys helping individuals with daily living skills such as brushing teeth, cleaning, and even teaching children how to play. Erin is looking forward to seeing the success and long term benefits that ABA will bring to her students and families moving forward.
Kayla Osborne has worked with children since 2014. She has served in various roles in education including paraprofessional, assistant preschool teacher, and lead preschool teacher. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education.
Kayla has been described as passionate, caring, kind, and intentional when working with children. When not working with children she loves hiking, trail riding, helping others with health/wellness routines, and spending time with her dog and partner.
Samantha Thayer has been working with children ages eighteen months to three years old since 2016. During her six years in Early Childhood Education she earned fourteen college credits concerning infant and toddler development. While she was working as a lead teacher she was part of a team that was fully committed to giving the best quality of care to children and their families. She was first introduced to ABA therapy while working as a paraprofessional during the 2022/2023 school year as a 2:1 with children with autism. Samantha fully immersed herself into learning everything she could while she worked toward becoming a Registered Behavior Technician, which she attained in September of 2023.
Samantha has been described as a dedicated, and determined teacher for her students. She is preeminently prepared for anything and very flexible in her quests to find the solutions to challenges.
When Samantha is not working she is an organized and active single mom. Between soccer, dance, and art classes with her son she is always on her toes. Samantha and her son enjoy reading, building Legos together and playing video games. She loves to be by the water in the summer and sledding in the winter.
Caitlin has experience working with students from early elementary through middle school, in the classroom and special education setting. While pursuing her masters degree, she did a practicum in a collaborative program focusing on students with Autism. She has worked as a special educator with fourth and fifth grade students, developing individualized education plans and instruction in all content areas. She worked with middle school students where she developed supplemental material to provide grade-level curriculums specific to each individual's needs. Caitlin has also taught sixth grade in a public elementary school, in person and remotely, creating an engaging curriculum that can easily be accessed in either setting.
Having been in education since 2011, Caitlin has established a strong skill set when it comes to working in a team setting. She has developed strong leadership skills and is an avid learner who enjoys new challenges.
When Caitlin is not working she enjoys spending time with her husband, three children, three step-kids and pup. Her family loves spending time outside, playing sports and traveling. You can also find her in her garden or whipping up yummy food. Caitlin and her husband are both licensed foster parents and advocates for kids in care.