KASEY BEDARD, Ph. D.
Dr. Bedard is the founder and owner of Delta Behavior Services. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst at the doctoral level specializing in providing ABA services to adults and children with complex behavioral needs. Additionally, Dr. Bedard has is continuously involved in research to develop interventions for the behaviors of concern for children with complex genetic and neurodevelopmental diagnoses, to develop skills training protocols to help kids with diverse needs learn vital skills, and to develop meaningful interventions for parental stress.
Dr. Bedard has over five years of experience working in an intensive behavior residential program for adults with developmental disabilities, and eight years total working with people with PWS. She is passionate about disseminating information on behavior analysis to help improve the lives of children and adults with diverse diagnoses. Dr. Bedard has devoted her professional career to working both with individuals with severe or complex behavior problems, including those with complex medical and psychiatric co-morbid diagnoses. In addition, she is an ardent supporter of early intervention for children with complex behavioral needs, and a powerful ally for helping secure ABA services for these kids.
Dr. Bedard firmly believes in individualized, person-centered interventions to promote meaningful, lasting change. Her passion and creativity make her a strong advocate for the individuals she serves.
MS, BCBA, LBA
Kelly has been a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst since 2016. She has extensive experience in early intervention with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities. Additionally, Kelly has been gaining experience with Prader-Willi Syndrome in her role as a dissertation student at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Kelly has assisted with multiple research projects focused on early intervention for PWS in the TCS PWS Lab. In addition, she assisted in supporting families during the initial development and pilot study for the PWS Smart Start program. Kelly is currently the project lead on a research study focused on reducing skin picking in PWS using a behavior analytic treatment protocol.
Kelly's current research interests focus on caregiver training, and interventions to facilitate skill acquisition and decrease challenging behaviors in individuals with developmental disabilities including autism and Prader-Willi Syndrome. She is in the process of investigated play skill strengths and deficits associated with PWS in preparation for her dissertation.