Ms. Cynthia Lopez received her Doctorate Degree in Educational Leadership from California State University Stanislaus and Master’s Degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Behavior Analysis from the University of the Pacific. Ms. Lopez’s dissertation, Early Intensive Behavior Treatment (EIBT) for Children with Autism: A Multiple Case Study of Long-term Outcomes, was presented at the Northern California Educational Leadership Symposium in 2014. She has also co-presented at the Early Childhood Educators Training Conference 2012 (Merced County Office of Education): Understanding Autism Challenges and Strengths.
Ms. Lopez is a member of the Association for Behavior Analysis at the national and state level, a committee member of Autism Speaks and Co-chair of the 2012 Central Valley Walk for Autism Speaks. She is also a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 2011.
Ms. Lopez is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and has over 13 years of experience providing ABA treatment to individuals with Autism/ASD and other developmental disabilities in classrooms, at home, and center based. She is currently the Associate Director for Applied Behavior Consultants, Inc. in the Central Valley. During her time with ABC, Inc., she has served as a consultant and supervising consultant. Her duties entail working closely with the Central Valley Clinical Administrator overseeing the quality and effectiveness of ABC, Inc.’s ABA services for that region. This can include direct/indirect supervision of behavior consultants and senior behavior consultants, program assessment and development, staff training, and regional supervision, including our Fresno office. Ms. Lopez is also a consultant who provides Behavioral Instructional Services (BIS) for Valley Mountain Regional Center and Central Valley Regional Center through ABC, Inc.