Katie Backman

ABA Therapist

Katie Backman works as an ABA therapist at BY YOUR SIDE in Burr Ridge. Katie graduated from Northern Illinois University in May 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation and Disability Services. Her previous work experience has been with SEASPAR (South East Association Special Parks And Recreation) as an inclusion aide. Katie loves […]

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Shannon Anselmo

ABA Therapist

Shannon Anselmo works as an ABA Therapist at BY YOUR SIDE in Burr Ridge. Shannon graduated from Illinois State University with a B.S. in Psychology. Shannon is pursuing a Specialist degree in School Psychology through Illinois State University. She is completing her school-based internship in Park Forest. Shannon has worked with children with ASD […]

By |May 22nd, 2018|Burr Ridge, staff|0 Comments

Elizabeth McKernan

ABA Therapist

Elizabeth McKernan works as an ABA Therapist at By Your Side in Tinley Park. She will be a senior at Grand Valley State University in the fall and finishing her undergraduate degree in Allied Health Sciences with an emphasis on Speech-Language Pathology. She will attend graduate school in the future to attain her Master’s […]

By |May 22nd, 2018|staff, Tinley Park|0 Comments

Andrea Brice

ABA Therapist

Andréa Brice works as an ABA Therapist at BY YOUR SIDE in Tinley Park. Andréa graduated in 2016 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelors of Science in Community Health with a concentration in Rehabilitation. Her previous work experience includes home health care for individuals with disabilities and a student intern […]

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Meghan Bonfield

ABA Therapist

Meghan works as an ABA therapist at By Your Side in Burr Ridge. Meghan graduated with a bachelor of science in Kinesiology from Michigan State University in May of 2018. Meghan is planning to complete her masters in occupational therapy. Meghan has had clinical therapy experience working with pediatric patients previously. Meghan has a […]

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Jessica Arriaga

BCBA

Jessica is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst at BY YOUR SIDE in Morton Grove. She has been working with individuals with autism and developmental disabilities for 8+ years. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Northern Illinois University in 2010 and her Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis from Aurora University […]

By |May 15th, 2018|Morton Grove, staff|0 Comments

Megan Zbinden

ABA Therapist

Megan Zbinden works as an ABA Therapist at BY YOUR SIDE in Schaumburg. Megan graduated in May 2018 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Rehabilitation and Disability Services from Northern Illinois University. Her previous work experience includes academic tutor for individuals who are visually impaired and a camp counselor for kids who have […]

By |May 15th, 2018|Schaumburg, staff|0 Comments

Anjali Chadwick

ABA Therapist

Anjali Chadwick works as an ABA Therapist at BY YOUR SIDE in Morton Grove. She is working on her bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Lake Forest College. She has many years experience working with kids of all ages. She is excited to join the By Your Side team!

By |May 8th, 2018|Morton Grove, staff|0 Comments

Kalea Kermer

ABA Therapist

Kalea Kermer works as an ABA Therapist at BY YOUR SIDE in Tinley Park. Kalea is currently pursuing a degree in Special Education. Her previous experience includes working as a Direct Support Professional for adults with Developmental Disabilities, caring for children with Developmental Disabilities, and caring for elderly individuals with Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. […]

By |May 8th, 2018|staff, Tinley Park|0 Comments

Colleen Gajewski

Behavior Specialist 

Colleen Gajewski works as a Behavior Specialist at BY YOUR SIDE in Burr Ridge. Colleen graduated from Aurora University in May 2018 with a Masters of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis. Her previous work experience includes working as an instructional aide at two different schools of autism and as a behavior therapist at a […]

By |May 8th, 2018|Burr Ridge, staff|0 Comments