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Nicole Hill, MA
Behaviorist & Swim Instructor
Nicole Hill, Director of Autism Services and CEO of Brightwork ABA Therapy is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Nicole has been working in the field of ABA since 2005. She has a Master of Arts in Applied Behavior Analysis, a BA in Speech Communication, and a minor in Spanish.
Nicole has a broad range of experience stemming from working with children from birth through high school in a variety of capacities for over 15 years. Nicole specializes in working with young children on the autism spectrum and their families, with particular focus on early intervention including FBA’s, BIP’s, verbal behavior, DTT, natural environment teaching, play skills, social skills, and parent training.
Nicole originally began her work with special needs children in 1998 as a swim instructor for children who found learning to swim especially challenging. With this experience, Nicole founded SwimFit Babies & Kids (swimfit.org), a program that uses techniques founded in ABA to teach swim techniques.
She is an active member of Applied Behavior Analysis, International (ABAI) as well as California Association for Applied Behavior Analysis (CalABA).