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Special Needs Tutor Paula, Behavior Analyst

Adult Independent
Life Skills Facilitator

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Need Help with the Next Steps for Your Young Adult with ASD,ADHD/ADD, Down Syndrome or Other Needs?

Work/Job or Career Preparation

Behavioral Preparation for Work/Career

Life Goals Assessing & Guidance

Career Goals Assessment & Guidance

Social Skills/ Communication help:

Social Skills 1:1 Facilitator/ Coaching by a

PEERS(R) Teen/ Young Adult/ Telehealth Certified  Social Skills Provider

Adult Academics:

Learning to read/ comprehension

Life Skills Math (time, money, budget)

Organizational help (ADD/ADHD)

Independent Living Skills Teaching & Facilitation

Exploring Career/Job options/preferences

Self-care/self- management

Living away from home/ how to manage one's household/ life responsibilities

Preparation for Independent Living Skills Placements

Parent Training & Guidance to Help You Help Your Child Succeed


Day Program 


Behavioral Preparation for  Day Program

1:1 Ethical ABA therapy working directly with a BCBA on:

Compliance help

Tolerating changes & transitions

Tolerating waiting/delay

Communication methods

Self-reliant toileting skills

How to effectively handle tantrums

How to deal with behaviors due to:

Autism/ADD/ADHD/ODD/ DS, and other disorders

Parent Training to help you help your young adult

Independent Life Skills Teaching including self-care, community safety & in-home safety, self-regulation/ self-management, in-home independence skills (ex: making a sandwich, sorting & doing laundry, choosing & putting on clothes), leisure skills, and preparation for what's expected at day programs

Parent Guidance Consults

Help Seeing the Whole Picture for Your Child's Future:

Mapping Out a Plan for Your Child's Future Using 

Strength-Based Assessments

Support/Guidance on School Placement & the IEP Process

Social Skills Placement Guidance/Suggestions

Life Skills Guidance & Career Goals Guidance

Next Steps for Your Adult Child

Help Deciding What Comes Next for Your Child


25 yrs experience with special needs individuals ages 2-72, including Tutoring preK-adult; 1:1 Behavior Therapy /ABA Supervision ages 2-12; Social Skills ages middle school-adult; Parent Training; Behavior Support (adult) in residential group homes (with Autism, Down Syndrome, ODD, ADD/ ADHD, schizophrenia, mood disorders, mental delays, deaf, mute), plus 20+yrs personal experience raising my own son with Autism/ADD/ODD.

Paula Migliaccio

MS Elementary Education

BA English/ Writing/ Editing

Board Certified Behavior Analyst

PEERS(R) Young Adult & Telehealth

Social Skills Certified Provider

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