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The Team

The Team

This is Our Team - They are Wonderful and Unique - We are Grateful For Them

Dedicated to Clarissa Moreno & Lauren Smilie - Both Founding Members of ACW - Their Legacy is Permanent 

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Charles Marriott, BCBA, LBA

Clinic Director, Founder & Owner

Charles is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst licensed in the state of Nevada working with families and their children with Autism since 2004. Charles earned his B.A. in Psychology from Loyola Marymont University with honors in 2004 before completing his Masters in Special Education at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Autism Care West was founded in 2009 to continue realizing his vision for helping children with Autism reach their unique potential using ABA methodologies.

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Yelena Marriott, M.A.

Operations Director & Owner

Although not involved in treatment Yelena is a crucial part of the Autism Care West team that you will interact with over the phone and who you will receive many emails from during the intake scheduling process. She's a wizard with logistics and everyone adore's her - especially the founder. Yelena is in charge of the company's systems supports and information technology, as well as personnel departments. She holds a Bachelors degree from Franklin Pierce University, NH, and MA from University of Las Vegas, NV. Yelena is also an officer in the military.

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Chantal Rainford, BCBA, LBA

Assistant Clinic Director

Chantal is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst licensed in the state of Nevada working in the field of ABA & Autism since 2008. Chantal earned her Masters in Behavior Analysis and Therapy from Southern Illinois University where she learned to become proficient in using the most innovative assessment and treatment strategies in the field from Dr. Mark Dixon; she is also adept with implementing ACT and AIM. She is passionate about delivering high quality ABA to children with special needs, going beyond mainstream ABA improving the efficiency and impact of therapy hours.

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Alexander Lindamood, BA, RBT

Alex joined our family in 2015 and has fully committed himself to the field of ABA with advanced education towards a BCBA credential. Alex has a very calming disposition and fits perfectly as one of ACWs supervisors.  Alex is an avid and impressive yoga practitioner and teacher who has a goal of integrating the practice of yoga with Acceptance Commitment Therapy and autism.

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Brittney Ballesteros, RBT

Brittney is one of ACWs most experienced technicians who has been part of the family since 2011 and there's very little that she has not faced during her time working with children with an ASD. She's a very caring, strong and determined young woman who is committed to her role in the children's lives.

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Joshua Sly, RBT

Joshua and ACW were first brought together by a common friend in 2009 when he began the ACW family with the founder. After completing some of life’s adventures Josh and ACW found each other again in 2017; he's a huge hockey fan and has a very analytical mind who has chosen to pursue advanced education in ABA.

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Tahtianna Howe, RBT

Tahtianna is one of the most experienced technicians at ACW having been a part of our family since 2012. Tahtianna is a mother and has a very sweet and attentive disposition; she embraces challenges with a commitment and is dedicated to the many children she serves and has serviced over her many years. 

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Caitlin Craig, BA, RBT

Catie has an undergraduate degree in psychology who became part of the family in 2015 and has since gained a great breath of experience working in the field of ABA. Catie is a very impressive young woman with a careful approach to her work and a lovely smile.

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Dominic Neiman, BA, RBT

Dominic comes from Tucson, AZ and has worked with ACW since 2015. With an undergraduate degree in special education, and a long history of working with children with special needs, Dominic is continuing along his path in the field of applied behavior analysis.

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Jennifer Saal, RBT

Jennifer comes to ACW by way of friendships with others whose lives were touched by working with kiddos on the autism spectrum in 2016. Jennifer has a great laugh and an impressive positive way about her - she has embraced the science of applied behavior analysis and is a very tough young woman who makes everyone smile.

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Emily Guthrie, BA RBT

Emily has a bachelors degree in Psychology from UNLV and have been working with ACW since 2016. Emily is an avid athlete and prides herself on her toughness and resilience; she has also proven her dedication to the field of ABA and has chosen to pursue higher education.

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Carolina Escobar, BA, RBT

Friendships with ACW legacy staff brought Carolina to the family in 2016. Carolina appreciates the breath of strategies available in the science of ABA to reach and benefit all those she works with and has a big heart. Carolina doesn't shy away from challenges and is a very sweet young woman.

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Tom Fox, BA, RBT

Tom is a father and has worked with ACW since 2016. Having worked in other areas of ABA Tom found a home with ACW and will someday play guitar for you. Tom is pursuing an advanced degree in Music Therapy and ACW looks forward to integrating his skill and education into our services.

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Gabriela Acosta, RBT

Gabby became a committed and proud member of the family in 2017 after first gaining much experience with others. Gabby’s sweet demeanor is complimented by her sense of humor; but don't be fooled, she is one tough cookie and nothing phases her.

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Taylor Zucco-Kimball, RBT

Taylor found a new home with our family in 2017 after first gaining experience with others. Taylor is a mother and has a dry wit about her. Be careful, she will tease you without you knowing. Most importantly, Taylor is a very experienced technician who embraces challenges with confidence. 

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Amanda Ling, RBT

Amanda is a special education teacher with the CCSD school district in addition to performing important behavior analysis work with ACW since 2017. Amanda has a very unique sense of humor and all are warned to be on the look out - she makes us laugh.

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Alyssa Moody, RBT

Alyssa became part of the family in 2018 and rapidly acquired the skills to be an influential RBT who connects with each child in a confident and nurturing manner; she is excited to finish her degree in Psychology from UNLV in 2020 and we're proud to have her at ACW.

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