An Pham was an investment banking, corporate finance professional for more than 13 years before she founded One of the Kids. Since her son's autism diagnosis in 2017, she has made it her life focus to find his independence and happiness. One of the Kids was created from An's passion to provide a better approach to autism therapy, and improve the quality of life for our special needs families.
Nina Carmichael is the Executive Clinical Director at One of the Kids. Nina attended the University of California San Diego and holds a Master’s Degree in Human Development and a certificate in Organizational Behavior Management. She offers 16 years of clinical expertise, multidisciplinary collaboration, and talent for designing creative solutions for sustainable improvement. Nina believes that finding the most effective approach to any challenge requires compassion and curiosity. She is passionate about helping others live their best lives according to their own definition.
Jacob Zuvanich is a Clinical Supervisor BCBA at One of the Kids. Jacob has a Master's Degree in Education from the University of Cincinnati and received his BCBA certification in 2018. Jacob grew up in El Paso, and started in the field of ABA in 2015. What he appreciated most about his initial experiences in the field was being able to see tangible results with the children and families he served. His most rewarding experiences in the field so far includes his time in a multidisciplinary clinic collaborating with occupational, physical, and speech therapists. He was inspired by the results that were made possible by the team working toward a common goal for each child. In his off time, Jacob enjoys sharing his love of "B-movies" with his son, cooking Mexican food, and playing board games with his wife.
Monica Reveley is a Clinical Supervisor BCBA at One of The Kids. Monica has a Master’s Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis with an emphasis in Autism from Ball State University and received her BCBA certification in 2018. She was introduced to the field of ABA in 2014 and after experiencing the positive impact ABA had on her kids and their families, it became her passion. Monica loves to make learning fun, motivating, and meaningful for the children she serves. Whether she is playing a silly game or running with the kids, she is always looking for new ways to make therapy a rewarding experience for everyone involved. In her free time, Monica enjoys exploring trails around Austin, going on walks with her husband and chiweenie dogs, and adding to her always growing houseplant collection.
Lauren Salazar is One of the Kids’ Outreach Manager. She received her bachelor’s degree from St. Edwards University in Austin, and graduated from Arizona State University with a Master’s of Education in Applied Behavior Analysis. Prior to becoming an Outreach Manager, Lauren spent 5 years in Behavioral Health clinics, working as a Registered Behavior Technician. She also spent a year as a preschool teacher, working with children ages 3-6, in a Montessori school. Lauren has experience assisting a wide variety of children with developmental disabilities, and has experience helping families with diverse backgrounds. Her favorite thing about working in this field, is having the ability to help make a positive difference in the lives of children and their families. When not working, Lauren enjoys spending time with her family and friends, getting outdoors, and traveling.
Aimee Portillo is a Senior Registered Behavior Technician at One of the Kids. She graduated in 2016 from Texas A&M University with Bachelor’s degree in Health. After college she found her passion for working with individuals with disabilities while working as an inclusion specialist for the City of Austin’s Parks and Recreation Department. In 2017 she was introduced to the field of ABA and found a new way to serve the community she loved. Aimee has been a RBT for almost three years and has experience in the clinic, home, and community settings working with individuals ranging from 2-16 years of age. She is currently in a Master’s Program at Capella University studying Psychology with a specialization in ABA and working towards a BCBA certification. In her free time you can find Aimee studying, spending time with her friends and family, or relaxing at home with her husband and dogs. As an Austin area Native she is excited to continue to serve the children and families of her home community at One of the Kids!
Kayt-Lyn Johnson is a Lead RBT at One of the Kids. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Applied Behavioral Science from the University of Kansas where she worked professionally serving children with autism and their families. After graduation, she became an au pair to families abroad that had children with autism. This unique experience allowed her to gain a better perspective of what everyday life was like for the families she serves. She is currently working towards her Master’s degree and BCBA certification through the University of Kansas’ program in Applied Behavioral Science. Kayt-Lyn began playing team sports at a very young age and has learned that every person in a team is essential in achieving the overall goal and finds this to be extremely applicable when working with individuals with autism and their families. When she’s not studying, Kayt-Lyn is exploring around Austin or hitting the road with her dog, Penelope.
Kelsey Pinney is a Lead RBT at One of the Kids. She attended Roger Williams University in Rhode Island and graduated with a Bachelors in Psychology. Her first position after college was at a group home in Connecticut working with women with disabilities. She eventually moved to Vermont and worked as an Autism Interventionist in public schools, where she fell in love with working with children on the Autism Spectrum. In 2017, she relocated to Texas to join her now fiancé and continued to work one on one with children with Autism. She has worked with ages 2-21 and has experience working in the community, school, and in a clinic. In her free time, Kelsey enjoys getting settled into her new home, exploring Austin, and is looking forward to her wedding in November!
Avery Rognerud is a Senior RBT at One of The Kids. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Behavioral Science from Concordia University. She is currently in graduate school at Northwestern University for Counseling, focusing on children and adolescents. Avery loves serving families in the ABA community and strives to give creative and compassionate care to these amazing families. In her free time, Avery is busy with her own family: keeping up with her two energetic kids. She also loves to go for long walks, read books, and cuddle her big, orange cat Vinnie.
Darby Carter is a Senior RBT at One of the Kids. Darby will receive her Bachelor of Science in Psychology with an emphasized education in Applied Behavior Analysis in December. She is currently pursuing a Board Certified assistant Behavior Analysis (BCaBA) certification with goals of subsequently continuing her Applied Behavior Analysis education. Darby has a brother with ASD, which sparked her love and passion for improving the lives of children on the autism spectrum. She has over 4 years of experience working in the field of behavior analysis and enjoys teaching skills using a positive and lighthearted approach. Darby strives to meet the needs of each family she serves while enhancing the overall quality of children’s lives. In her free time, Darby loves research, hiking, fishing, spending time with family, and loving on her three dogs.
Katy Rothfelder is One of the Kids' Program Coordinator, Senior RBT, and a passionate advocate for families with children with ASD. She jumped into the field of ABA in 2017, and has worked inclusively with individuals with disabilities in various ways since 2012. In addition to her work with children on the spectrum, Katy is in her clinical internship program with St. Edwards University, where she will graduate with a Masters in Counseling next year. She volunteers weekly with the Austin Center for Grief and Loss, co-facilitating support groups for those who have lost loved ones. As a part of her internship, she also leads several social skills groups for children with disabilities and mental health conditions. When she is not wrapped up in helping others or hitting the books, Katy enjoys being outside and joining the community in fitness adventures.
Mary Jane “MJ” Mansker is a Senior RBT at One of the Kids. She graduated from Concordia University Texas in 2017 with a degree in Behavioral Science. Shortly after graduating, MJ began working as an RBT at an early intervention clinic in Central Texas. It was there that she found her passion for working with children on the spectrum, as well as fell in love with the field of ABA. Her favorite part of the job is building strong relationships with her kiddos and helping them become more independent. In her spare time, MJ enjoys going on hikes with her husband, Eric, and spending time with their two cats.
Madison Muir is a Behavior Technician and a Nationally Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) at One of the Kids. During college, she worked at the Children’s Respite Care Center in her hometown of Omaha, Nebraska where her passion for working with individuals with disabilities bloomed. In 2018, she graduated from Northwest Missouri State University with a B.S. Degree in Therapeutic Recreation and a minor in Psychology. Prior to graduation, she was an intern in Arlington, Virginia as a Therapeutic Recreation Assistant. Here she worked with people with disabilities in group and individual settings, created and implemented behavior plans, and learned how to make the world a more inclusive place. In May 2019 she moved to Austin and has loved every minute of it. Before joining the One of the Kids team, she was the Teen Camp director and an Inclusive Preschool Teacher at Sammy’s House, a non-profit serving medically fragile and developmentally delayed children. When Madison is not at work, you can find her on the lake or at a coffee shop. Madison has a special place in her heart for people with autism and is looking forward to serving the kids and families at One of the Kids.
Whitney Abraham is a Behavior Technician at One of the Kids. She recently received her Bachelors Degree in Acting from the University of Central Florida. After graduating and moving to Austin she began her career in ABA Therapy while continuing to pursue opportunities in the local theatre scene. Whitney is adamant about using art, expression, and communication to better help understand her patients and the communities that she lives in. In her free time, she loves reading, watching movies with friends and family, and cuddling up to her dog Sebastian.
Julia Langlet has joined One of the Kids as a Senior RBT. She graduated from the University of North Texas in 2018 with a degree in Speech Pathology and a minor in Special Education. During this time, she worked as an RBT in the Dallas/Fort Worth area for several years and elected to pursue the BCBA credential to continue serving individuals with intellectual / developmental disabilities. She is currently working towards her Master's Degree in Special Education with a concentration in Behavior Analysis. Julia and her husband are thrilled to be moving back to the Austin area, where they both grew up! You'll surely find them on lake LBJ or camping with their dog, Rocky, during the weekends. Julia has a love for spending time outdoors and reading. She's looking forward to sharing these passions with the learners at One of the Kids!
Janzen Terry is a Registered Behavior Technician at One of the Kids. She graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology. Janzen worked as a Program Coordinator for a Summer Camp in East Texas, where she developed activities and found creative ways to work with a variety of learners. Janzen stumbled into the field of ABA, and began working at an ABA clinic in Central Texas where she fell in love with serving kids on the autism spectrum and their families. She feels grateful to go to work every day, knowing she’s making a difference. In her free time, Janzen enjoys exploring local restaurants and getting some fresh air with her husky, Daenerys.
Jenny Raynolds joins One of the Kids as an RBT and she is currently pursuing BCBA certification. Jenny received a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and will complete her Master’s degree this August in Special Education with a concentration in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, both degrees from the University of Texas at Austin. Jenny has been working in the field of ABA as a therapist for two years and loves it more and more each day. Jenny goes into each session with a positive attitude and ensures that the kids have fun while learning skills to promote their independence. In her free time, you can find Jenny playing tennis with friends, exploring new restaurants, or walking her adorable Australian Shepherd puppy around Lady Bird Lake. She looks forward to creating meaningful relationships with each family at One of the Kids!
Samantha Taulbee is a Registered Behavior Technician at One of the Kids. Samantha graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Houston-Victoria. Samantha fell in love immediately with the field and all the opportunities to better serve the children and families. She is overwhelmingly passionate and tremendously grateful for serving those on the autism spectrum and really making a difference in the family’s lives. In her free time, she loves to read, go for hikes, experience the music scene in Austin, and lounge around with her dog, Charlie. She is thrilled to continue her journey in ABA with One of the Kids!
Dakota Bain joins One of The Kids as a Registered Behavior Technician. Dakota was a preschool teacher for 4 years and stumbled upon ABA when she graduated with her Bachelors degree in 2017. She has been working with children with developmental disabilities for 3 years now and is pursuing her Masters in Special Education with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis at Arizona State University. Dakota loves teaching new skills each and every day that helps bring their clients and families closer together. She was born and raised in Seattle, Washington and moved to Austin in June 2019. In her free time you will find her exploring the outdoors and cool restaurants of Austin, or completing DIY projects around her home.