Shayna Gaunt has 20 years of experience implementing the science of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) and Intensive Behavioural Intervention (IBI) with individuals with Autism, Apserger’s Syndrome, ADHD, Learning Disabilities, Downs Syndrome, and other developmental delays. She is the founder and director of Kid Mechanix, Inc. She also has international experience providing clinical expertise and training workshops to clients in the US, Costa Rica, England, Egypt, and Qatar.
Shayna consults to schools, parents, and home-based ABA/IBI programs via direct and on-line supervision. She conducts individualized training workshops for schools and other professionals. She incorporates evidence-based treatments such as Discrete Trial Teaching (DTT), Verbal Behaviour (VB), Precision Teaching (PT), Pivotal Response Training (PRT), Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), and Direct Instruction (DI) into her programming.
Shayna graduated with an Honours BA in Behavioural Psychology from Wilfrid Laurier University and achieved an MA in ABA from the University of Nevada, Reno. She has been a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) since 2005.