Haley Jarrett, MS, CCC-SLP
Education: Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees in Communication Sciences and Disorders with a minor in Human Development and Family Studies from The Pennsylvania State University.
Focus of Practice: Speech and Language Pathology
Experience: Haley Jarrett joined The Hope Learning Center in 2012. provides services in the Verbal Behavior program as well as the clinic. Haley works with clients who utilize Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) including iPad applications such as Proloquo2Go and speech generating devices from Tobii DynaVox and the Prentke Romich Company. Haley is trained and has experience with the Language Acquisitions through Motor Planning (LAMP), which is a therapeutic approach based on motor learning. She is trained in the theory supporting the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) and the protocols for how to appropriately implement the phases of PECS. Haley is interested in improving communication outcomes and enhancing the quality of life for individuals who have Autism Spectrum Disorders and other complex communication needs. As supervisor of therapy services, Haley is responsible for the oversight of therapeutic staff, collaboration between services, and the ongoing development of quality and integrity of therapy sessions.
Andrea Strope, MS, BCBA, LBS, COBA
Education: Master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis and Developmental Disabilities from Auburn University. Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis from West Virginia University
Focus of Practice: Applied Behavior Analysis
Experience: Ms. Strope’s research completed in graduate school concentrated on the use of intensive toilet training techniques for individuals with autism. Ms. Strope has spent several years as a board certified behavior analyst working with individuals from ages 2-50, as well as in varying settings from center, school, consultation, and residential based services. Ms. Strope has provided her behavior analytic skills as a supervisor and regional director of differing organizations across four states. She is a member of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts. All of Ms. Strope’s experiences have focused on using the scientific principles of ABA to transform the lives of the individuals she serves, as well as training staff, teachers, and parents on implementation of these principles. She continues to be passionate about providing quality services to individuals with disabilities, and always desires to keep up with the most current, empirically based behavior analytic techniques.