Holly Adair-Simpson, Clinical Supervisor
Woodview Halton Autism Services
Phone: 905-689-4727 x197
Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) Service Providers
Holly Adair-Simpson, Clinical Supervisor
Holly Adair-Simpson, M.Ed., BCBA
Holly has been with Woodview since 2011 and is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) and Clinical Supervisor. Holly has worked in the field since 2011, specializing in autism services, first being certified as an associated behaviour analyst (BCBA). Holly is passionate about helping her clients reach their potential and sharing her love of applied behaviour analysis within her community. Holly first became interested in autism working as a child and youth counsellor at a group home. There, she was introduced to an amazing little girl with autism. Inspired by her and other clients she worked with, she returned to school to complete her Autism and Behavioural Science diploma and subsequently her Masters in Education in Applied Behaviour Analysis – Curriculum and Instruction. Holly is certified in Pivotal Response Training Level 1, Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) Level 1, PEERS program, and Facing Your Fears. She is trained in Handwriting Without Tears Curriculum (HWT) for Pre-K to Grade 5 as well as in Handwriting Assessment and has Tier 1 and 2 Trauma Training. She has up to date CPR, First Aid, and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention certificates. Holly is a Certified Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) Therapist.
Liz Day, M.ADS., BCBA
Liz has been with Woodview’s Halton Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) program, now the Halton Autism Services program, since 2012 and as the BCBA Clinical Supervisor since 2014. Prior to joining Woodview, Liz worked in private practice for a number of years, consulting with families and providing ABA therapy for children with ASD while raising her own three children and completing a Master’s in Applied Disability Studies (M.ADS). Her background experiences also provide her with a variety of skills in the areas of developmental disabilities; humanitarian efforts, and cross-cultural team building.
Patricia Lindsay, BCBA
Patricia has been with Woodview’s Halton Autism Program since April of 2020 as a Senior Therapist and most recently as a BCBA Clinical Supervisor. Prior to joining the Woodview team, Patricia worked as a frontline clinician for 10 years in a variety of roles including centre-based, community, and home-based environments. Patricia has a wide range of experience, including training in Discrete Trial Teaching (DTT), Natural Environment Teaching (NET), a variety of groups, parent coaching, behaviour consultations, workshops, and staff training. Patricia received her BCBA certification in 2020, and continues to further her education in the field of Applied Behaviour Analysis.
Katie (Kathryn) Michalek, M.ADS, BCBA
Katie has been with Woodview’s Halton Autism Program since 2014 as a Senior Therapist and as a BCBA Clinical Supervisor since 2018. Prior to joining Woodview, Katie worked as an Instructor Therapist and Senior Therapist with the Hamilton Health Sciences Autism Intervention Program. While obtaining her Undergraduate degree in Psychology at Brock University, she worked with Autism Ontario-Niagara in their social skills and summer camp programs for three years. Katie completed her Masters Degree (M.Ads) with Brock University in 2014 and has been a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst since 2015. Katie is certified in Pivotal Response Training Level 1, Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) Level 1, PEERS program, and has up to date CPR, First Aid, and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention certificates. Katie has recently completed her Early Start Denver Model Beginner and Advanced training, and is actively working toward receiving full certification. Her passions are working with families and young children with ASD, to make a profound impact on everyday life.
Lauren Moulton, M.P.Ed., BCBA
Lauren has been with Woodview since 2019 as Interim Program Manager of Halton Autism Services and 2021 as Program Manager and Clinical Supervisor of Woodview’s Brantford Autism Services program. Prior to joining Woodview, Lauren worked as an Instructor Therapist, Lead Therapist and ABA Therapist privately and at various children’s treatment centres since 1997. Lauren completed her Master of Professional Education (M.P.Ed.) in Applied Behaviour Analysis at the University of Western Ontario in 2019 and is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA). Her passions include working with families to support their child’s learning journey from preschool through to the transition to adult services. She implements a collaborative approach when sharing Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) knowledge, strategies and planning with her team and families in addition to advocating for ethical practice within the field of ABA.
Amanda Ross, M.ADS, BCBA
Amanda has been with Woodview since 2012, working as an ABA Therapist in the ABA (Applied Behaviour Analysis) program, Senior Therapist in the Pathways IBI (Intensive Behavioural Intervention) Program, and, since 2017, Clinical Supervisor in Woodview’s Ontario Autism Program (OAP). She currently works with children with Autism in the community, home, and centre environments, supervising both direct ABA intervention and parent training. Amanda completed her Masters in Applied Disability Studies (M.ADS) with a specialization in ABA through Brock University and is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA). She is a member of the Ontario Association for Behaviour Analysis (ONTABA).
Ashley Silva, BA CYC, CYW
Ashley has been with Woodview since 2014 and is the Program Manager for Woodview’s Halton Autism Services program. Ashley’s background is in Child and Youth Care work and has provided services to individuals and families impacted by both mental health and autism for 18 years. Early in Ashley’s career, she developed a passion for caregiver coaching, providing education and training opportunities for families and colleagues. This has led Ashley into many different roles, including her previous Family Support Worker position through the Ontario Autism Program, her position on the Halton Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) resource team, the Equity and Diversity Committee, and now her role as a member of the Connections Halton Committee. Ashley also continues to teach Child and Youth Care to students at Sheridan College.
Molly Slater, M.P.Ed
Molly started at Woodview as an ABA Therapist in 2017 and is currently a Senior Therapist with the Halton Autism Program. Molly has completed the Master of Professional Education program at Western University, specializing in Applied Behaviour Analysis. She has worked in the field for many years in centre and home-based environments, and in the community teaching a wide variety of goals including communication, expanding food, toileting, play, and daily living skills. Molly is trained in and facilitates Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) and Handwriting Without Tears. Molly has a passion for supporting her clients in leading independent and happy lives.
Saskia van Arragon, M.ADS., BCBA
Saskia has worked at Woodview in the Halton Autism Services program as a Senior Therapist since October 2020, and as an ABA Therapist since October 2016. Prior to Woodview, Saskia worked with children with ASD in-home, and developed programming for children at camp. During her time at Woodview, Saskia has led Intensive Behaviour Intervention (IBI) programming, Natural Environmental Teaching, Early Start Denver Model programming, in-home services, community outings, and parent workshops. She is a trained Secret Agent Society (SAS) Facilitator and leads SAS groups to teach social and emotional skills to children with ASD. Saskia enjoys spending time with her husband, going camping, playing ultimate frisbee, and playing cello, piano and singing in a choir.
Janice Theodoropoulos, M.ED., BCBA
Janice has been with Woodview since 2012 and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Clinical Supervisor on the Halton Autism Services Team. She has worked in servicing families and persons diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) for almost a decade with a focus on early intervention, caregiver coaching, and community education. She has a passion for working with children, youth, and their families to increase skills and independence. Her clinical focus is on using evidence-based practices and the science of Applied Behaviour Analysis to provide effective skill acquisition and behaviour reduction programming to clients diagnosed with ASD through direct work with staff as well caregivers and community partners.