Sarah Devlin received her BA Hons Degree in Psychology from the National University of Ireland, Maynooth (NUIM). More recently, Sarah graduated with a first-class honors degree from the MSc in Applied Behavior Analysis at NUI, Galway (NUIG) and is a board certified behavior analyst.
Sarah has 6 years experience working with children with a differential diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities. During this time, she has used a variety of behavioral strategies, with particular emphasis on Skinners Analysis of Verbal Behavior, to effectively facilitate socially significant changes for individuals with ASD. In her work as program Supervisor, her responsibilities included the design of individual education programs using a variety of behavioral curricula, conducting functional assessments and analyses, developing ethical and effective interventions, organizing and programming for transition of students into mainstream settings and continuously assessing outcomes. Sarah has also gained extensive experience in training both parents and teachers in effective behavior analytic techniques in both home and school settings.
In addition, Sarah has contributed to the existing body of research in Applied Behavior Analysis and has published three research studies in international peer-reviewed journals, and has presented this research at national conferences.