Laura O’Rourke is an instructor on the training team at the UW Autism Center and the founder and Executive Director of Behavior Bridges, LLC. Laura holds a Master of Science degree in special education from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and has been a Board Certified Behavior Analyst since 2006. She is also a Washington state Licensed Mental Health Counselor. Laura has extensive experience developing and implementing behavior support services in home, school, community, work, and center based settings. She has provided services in early intervention, regular education, employment, special education and adult services settings. Laura specializes in skills training, functional behavior analysis, behavioral assessment, behavior intervention planning, staff training, and crisis intervention. Laura also has a passion for staff and practicum supervision.