Ashley Penney, M.Ed., BCBA, is a behavior and education consultant at the UW Autism Center and a certified special education teacher.
She received her M.Ed. in Special Education with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis at the University of Washington in 2009. Upon completion of her degree, Ashley coordinated an intensive instruction program for preschool students with autism in the Lake Washington School District.
Ashley has experience in early intervention, applied behavior analysis, challenging behaviors, supporting children with autism in a variety of educational settings and providing workshops and trainings. Ashley became a board certified behavior analyst in 2009. She is also certified in Reciprocal Imitation Training (RIT), a naturalistic behavioral intervention for young children with autism.
She is currently a doctoral student in special education at the University of Washington and is interested in early intervention for young children with autism, social communication, and strategies that promote adult learning and professional development.