Meet the Specialists
Yan Yahya is an ABA Therapist at Nurture Pods. Yan holds a Bachelors degree in Psychology. She also has Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis, Dyslexia and Literacy Teaching as well Professional Certificate in Shadow Support.
Yan has worked with typical and atypical children for over 9 years. She is ABA trained and has been working as an ABA therapist for several years. Yan has positively impacted the lives of a number of children and their families, and has dealt with variety of challenging behaviors. She has worked closely with families from various multicultural backgrounds.
Before becoming an ABA Therapist Yan worked in a preschool. There she worked closely with the curriculum specialist and mentor to promote children’s well-being. She gained in-depth knowledge of accommodating different styles of learners and incorporating effective method to meet student’s unique needs.
In years of dealing with special needs children, Yan has worked in mainstream school and preschool as a shadow support. There she collaborated with the teachers and principle to help the student to develop academic and social skills. Yan also conducts ABA therapy in school and home setting to meet individualize goals.
Yan is passionate about working with children with special needs. Her ultimate goal is to make a difference in each child’s life by providing high-quality behavioral intervention services and implementing effective teaching strategies.