Our Team

Shayna Gaunt

Shayna Gaunt, MA, BCBA

Executive Director and Founder

Shayna Gaunt has over 20 years of experience implementing the science of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)  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 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 Gaunt 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.

Shayna Gaunt

Caroline Amzallag, BA, RBT

Program Supervisor

Caroline Amzallag is our Program Supervisor for Kid Mechanix.

She graduated from McGill University with a BA in Cultural Studies and Psychology. In 2018, she earned her Registered Behaviour Technician (RBT) certification. She will be completing her Masters in Applied Behaviour Analysis over the next few years.

Before becoming a Program Supervisor, Caroline was an Instructor Therapist for over two years at Kid Mechanix.  Caroline is an extremely hard worker and a creative problem solver with a passion for helping children reach their highest potential.

KM Team

Our team of skilled ABA therapists can't wait to meet you!

Kid Mechanix TEAM

Note: This picture was taken before Covid-19

All of our staff are either working towards becoming a Registered Behaviour Technician (RBT) or are already certified.  In addition, many of our staff are currently completing their master’s degrees in ABA, or have completed their degrees and are working towards their BCBA designation.