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Bella Chan

Bella Chan, M.Ed., BCBA

Behaviour Analyst

Bella received her Masters of Education degree in Special Education with a concentration in Autism and Developmental Disabilities at the University of British Columbia. She has been supporting children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities in home, school and community settings since 2008.  She teaches Positive Behaviour Support and Functional Behaviour Assessment in the Vancouver Summer Program at UBC. Being fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin, she has extensive experience working with families with diverse cultures.

Bella is an active member of the Positive Behaviour Support workgroup, aiming to develop culturally responsive PBS training for families and professionals in Asian countries.


Justine Banigan

Justine Banigan, BA BCaBA

Behaviour Consultant

Justine Banigan received her Bachelor of Arts – Applied Behaviour Analysis from Capilano University in 2014. She has worked with individuals with autism spectrum disorder, ranging in age from 18 months to 21 years old, in centres, homes, schools and the community. Currently, she is completing her Masters of Education in Special Education with a concentration in Autism/Developmental Disabilities. Currently completing a Master of Arts degree in Applied Disability Studies with a concentration in Applied Behaviour Analysis at Brock University.


Leah Newson

Leah Newson, BA

Behaviour Consultant

Leah Newson has worked with children and youth with complex needs and has an extensive knowledge of a multitude of diagnosis, since 2000. She completed her Child and Youth Worker degree from Mohawk College in 2008 as well as Psychology at McMaster University and SFU. She recently took a Master class through UBC in Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Supporting Children and Adults with Complex Communication Needs. She has been working with Sources since 2010, as the Communication Specialist at Ventures Adult Day Program.


Leah Newson

Jasmine Lee, BA

Senior Interventionist

Jasmine received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Simon Fraser University in 2014 and completing her Master of Arts in Educational Studies-Special Education. She has been supporting children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in school, centers and homes settings since 2013.


Leah Newson

Raymond Tsang, BA

Behaviour Interventionist

Karima received her Educational Assistant Certificate from Lethbridge College in 2016. During her studies she worked with a variety of students in elementary schools, and was able to gain hands on experience assisting children with disabilities. She is currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts – Applied Behaviour Analysis program at Capilano University. She has a personal appreciation for ABA therapy and the positive impact it can have on a child and his/her family. Her own son was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in 2013 and she has run his ABA home program ever since. She is passionate about helping other children and families receive support, care, and inclusiveness within their communities. 


Leah Newson

Karima Hefnawi

Behaviour Interventionist

Karima received her Educational Assistant Certificate from Lethbridge College in 2016. During her studies she worked with a variety of students in elementary schools, and was able to gain hands on experience assisting children with disabilities. She is currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts – Applied Behaviour Analysis program at Capilano University. She has a personal appreciation for ABA therapy and the positive impact it can have on a child and his/her family. Her own son was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in 2013 and she has run his ABA home program ever since. She is passionate about helping other children and families receive support, care, and inclusiveness within their communities.


Leah Newson

Johanna Peters, BA, B.Ed.

Behaviour Interventionist

Johanna received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Victoria in 2010, and completed her Bachelor of Education, specializing in Elementary Education, at the University of British Columbia in 2012. Since then, she has been working primarily with young children, toddlers and preschoolers, in daycare and home settings. She also has experience teaching yoga, art and music to children, and seeks to bring a holistic and creative approach to her work.


Gloria Huen, M.Ed., BCBA (RASP)

Behaviour Analyst

Gloria received her Master of Education degree in Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). She began supporting individuals with Autism and other developmental disabilities since 2011, during her last year of undergraduate studies. Gloria's passion in the field continues to grow with the early and school-age learners in all of their home, school, and community settings. Gloria has great experience working with families along with other professionals to create a collaborative effort to help learners reach their full potential. Other than English, she is able to provide her services in Cantonese.