Mrs. Kaplan is co-founder, operator and direct supervisor of Foundations Therapy, Inc. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who has worked with students with autism and related disabilities for the past 15 years. She has completed the Autism Endorsement; in addition, she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Special Education, a Master’s degree in Reading and is a State of Florida Certified Teacher. Mrs. Kaplan has taught in a self-contained classroom for children with autism, was an Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Specialist and was an Autism Coach who mentored teachers and paraprofessionals. She has attended extensive trainings including TEACCH and PECS, and continues to attend local, state and national conferences to maintain education on the most current research for children and adults with autism. Mrs. Kaplan provides trainings to families, school teams, and paraprofessionals; in addition, she is a supervisor to students who are seeking their Board Certification in Applied Behavior Analysis. Mrs. Kaplan was a member of a research team at Nova Southeastern University studying best practices for children with autism. She holds memberships in the Florida Association for Behavior Analysis, Autism Society of America, and the Council for Exceptional Children.