M.A. Special Education, Moderate to Severe Disabilities Ohio State University
B.A. Special Education, Learning Disabilities, Language Arts; Michigan State University
Abigail has worked with individuals between the ages of 3-26 years old, with a wide range of abilities. Her dual background in special education and applied behavior analysis helps guide the creation of individual and school-wide positive behavior support plans that are accessible to TGS academic staff, students and families. She is passionate about supporting students in referencing their own goals, monitoring their progress, and identifying strategies for their academic and social success. Her work includes guiding TGS’ teachers as they intertwine executive function support and strategies into the classroom.
In addition to her roles as special educator and behavior specialist, Abbey serves as a member of TGS’ administrative team, where she brings her insights gained from supporting the social-emotional needs of students to the big picture of TGS’ organizational development. Her contributions to TGS’ curriculum development are creating a strong program that prepares TGS students to be independent self-advocates and life-long learners.