Registered Behavior Technician
Nicole Scavo was born and raised in Bethel, CT and made the move down to North Carolina last summer. She has been loving it here ever since! Nicole attended Eastern Connecticut State University where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology, with a concentration in child development. Upon graduation in 2012 she began working as an ABA instructor at a specialized private school for children with Autism in CT. During her time here, she utilized ABA strategies and implemented behavior modification plans in a classroom environment. After moving to NC, Nicole obtained her certification as a Registered Behavior Technician and worked as a teaching assistant in an adapted curriculum classroom. She is so excited to continue working as an RBT at The Cardinal Center for Behavior Analysis. She is also currently pursuing her Master of Education in School Counseling degree through North Carolina State University. Nicole has experience teaching daily living skills, communication skills, and academic skills in school, clinic and home environments. She has experience with 1:1 instruction, group instruction, Picture Communication Systems (PCS), Discrete Trial Trainings (DTT) and Natural Environment Teaching (NET). She has worked with children ages 3-20 with a range of ability levels. She has a passion for helping the Autism community and loves what she does! Her most rewarding experiences include teaching multiple children how to communicate their wants and needs in functional ways. She believes that every child is capable of learning in a positive environment that fosters their own personal growth and development and emphasizes all of their strengths.