Fady Beshara, M.Sc., BCBA
Chief Clinical Officer & Co-Founder
Fady Beshara is a passionate behaviour therapist with experience working with children and youth with autism and other developmental disabilities. He received his Master’s degree in Applied Behaviour Analysis and Autism from The Sage Colleges. He is the Chief Clinical Officer and Co-Founder of Endless Abilities Inc. Fady also teaches at George Brown College as a sessional Instructor in the Applied Behaviour Analysis program.
Fady currently works on developing programs to increase various skills for children with autism. In addition, he specializes in working on aggressive and self-injurious behaviours. Fady has spent his career working in many different environments such as homes, centers, group homes, schools, and hospitals. His passion for working in this field has developed into a mission; ensuring that all children with developmental disabilities receive the best treatment possible. Fady supports a collaborative approach. He believes that it is important to work with all individuals involved in the child’s life, including parents, siblings, teachers, childcare workers, and beyond.
Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder
Rebecca is an outgoing and dedicated therapist with a passion for helping others. She began her career in the social support services field at a young age, where she supported teens and adults with moderate to severe disabilities in the community. From there, she pursued post-secondary education in psychology and behavioural science. Rebecca offers a wealth of knowledge and hands-on experience working in the public and private sectors in clinical and educational settings. Rebecca is an active volunteer in the community and is a strong advocate for people and families affected by autism, other disabilities and mental health. She has 8 years experience supporting children with multi-diagnosis that present with severe behavioural needs as well as medically fragile individuals.Rebecca believes in education for all and has a passion to help improve others quality of life. She treats each individual with the utmost care and respect that is deserved and finds fulfilment in helping them achieve their goals.
Alessya Coletta, M.Sc., BCBA
Manager of Learning and Clinical Development & Senior Therapist
Alessya has been working in the feild of ABA since 2014. She graduated from York University with an Hons. B.Sc in Psychology, where she developed a passion for developmental psychology. She obtained her post-graduate certification through Fanshawe College, in Autism and Behavioural Science. While working in the feild, Alessya was exposed to a variety of opportunities to support families via parent coaching - and quickly realized she wanted to grow and become an active advocate for all the individuals she had supported throughout her early career. These early experiences helped motivate her to obtain her M.Sc in Applied Behaviour Analysis (specializing in Autism Spectrum Disorders) through The Sage Colleges. Alessya advocates for a strong foundation in the development of communicaiton skills for her clients - as she believes that advocacy and individual autonomy are paramount!
Debbie Nartehyoe, M.ADS., BCBA
Debbie has been working in the field of ABA since 2015. She did her undergraduate degree in Psychology and went on to obtain a Masters in Applied Disability Studies from Brock University. Debbie has worked in numerous settings, including schools, group homes and IBI centres. She has worked with various age groups ranging from toddlers to adolescents. She believes family involvement is a top priority when developing her programs, as she considers it a crucial component of treatment success. Debbie’s primary objective is to help clients reach new milestones and goals in their day-to-day lives so that the children and their families can experience an improved quality of life. Debbie is a strong advocate for using evidence-based practices in Applied Behavior Analysis to impact the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities positively.
Meg McManus, M.ADS.
Meg is a passionate and dedicated clinician who has worked in the field of ABA since 2018. She completed her undergraduate degree in Youth and Children Studies from Laurier University and a graduate certificate in Autism and Behavioural Science from Mohawk College. She is also a graduate of Brock University's Masters of Applied Disability Studies with a specialization in ABA and is actively working towards her BCBA certification. Meg has experience working with adults and children with exceptionalities in a variety of settings including IBI centres, group homes and schools. Meg believes in using evidence-based practices to promote functional skills and independence. She aspires to make meaningful change by creating a respectful and enriching environment for those with exceptionalities.
Ru Bazmi, M.ADS. (In Progress), RBT
Ru is a resourceful and driven therapist with experience working with adults and children with exceptionalities in group homes and IBI centres. Ru has experience working with interfering behaviour and implementing behaviour intervention plans. Ru completed a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Health Studies with minors in Psychology and Law from Laurier University and is currently working towards completing a Masters of Applied Disability Studies from Brock University. Ru is a Registered Behaviour Technician and is currently collecting BCBA hours intending to eventually become certified. Ru believes in data-driven practices and a collaborative approach to enrich the lives of those with exceptionalities.
BEHAVIOUR THERAPIST ASSISTANTS
Shannon Ruthvan, RBT
Shannon has been working in the field of ABA since early 2015, and working with children in schools, daycares, and camp settings since 2011. With over ten years experience working with children, she has learned that all children are limitless in their capabilities; as long as they have the right support system. She believes in evidence based approaches to help overcome behavioural challenges, and teach new skills. Shannon pursued a post secondary education in the field of ABA, and obtained her RBT certification with goals of continuing her education within the field. Shannon treats every client with dignity and respect, advocating, supporting and celebrating with them as they meet new milestones.
Hadeel Hammad, M.ADS (In Progress), RBT
Hadeel is a motivated and enthusiastic therapist whose passion is supporting children with exceptionalities. Hadeel graduated from Ryerson University with a degree in Early Childhood Education, as well as Autism and Behavioural Sciences from Mohawk College. She is currently working towards completing a Masters of Applied Disability Studies from Brock University. Hadeel is a Registered Behaviour Technician and is currently collecting BCBA hours to work towards becoming certified. She has experience working with children and adults with exceptionalities in school settings, daycares, and IBI centers. Hadeel aims to work towards making a positive impact on the lives of individuals with exceptionalities through a collaborative approach.
Susan Kazen, M.Cl.Sc. S-LP. Reg. CASLPO
Susan has been practising as a Speech-Language Pathologist for over 17 years. She is dedicated to helping individuals improve their communication skills, and overcome any challenges they may be facing. Susan completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Science Disorders from Brock University. She then went on to earn a Masters of Clinical Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Western Ontario. Susan has worked with a diverse range of individuals, and gained extensive knowledge and practical experience in the assessment and individualized treatment of speech, language and communication disorders. Susan prioritizes a multidisciplinary, and collaborative approach to support the individuals she works with in gaining the skills that will make the most impact in their lives. Susan ensures to stay up to date and continuing her education by attending conferences and workshops, and keeping informed with relevant literature.
Susan is specially trained in the following areas;
PROMPT (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets), and PROMPT Bridging Training
Hanen Programs: More Than Words, It Takes Two to Talk, Target Word, Learning Language and Loving It, Teacher Talk
Lidcombe Program for Stuttering (in addition to participating in the Fluency 101 and 201 Programs through the Speech and Stuttering Institute)