Shira Karpel is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) who has extensive experience working with children and youth with various disabilities. She completed a Masters degree in Education and Special Education from Touro College in New York City and an Honours Bachelor of Science in Psychology from York University in Toronto.
With a combined background of classroom teaching and ABA/IBI, Shira has a strong skill set in the areas of academics, social skills, language development, and behaviour management. Her international experience in Jeruselum, Texas, New York, and Toronto has enhanced her ability as an ABA Consultant.
Her training and experience in working with individuals with disabilities help her to create and implement individualized IBI programs that incorporate a combination of: Verbal Behaviour (VB), Discrete Trial Training (DTT), Direct Instruction (DI), and Natural Environment Teaching (NET).
Shira is passionate about helping each individual that she works with develop the necessary skills to successfully reach his/her fullest potential.