Julie Russell (M.S., BCBA, LBA-NY)

Executive Director

Julie has over 15 year’s experience working with children with autism and related developmental differences in centers, schools, school districts and home-based programs. She was the Educational Director at BAC for the past 8 years before becoming the Executive Director in March 2021. Julie holds a Masters Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts and received her Board Certification in 2009. Julie received her supervision hours (meeting requirements for board certification in behavior analysis) by Dr. Nathan Blenkush, Ph.D., BCBA from JRC in Boston, Massachusetts. She was a Clinical Supervisor at ACES (Center for Applied Behavior Analysis) in San Diego, California and Clinical Supervisor at the ELIJA School in Levittown, NY.  Julie has presented at national and international conferences on effective staff supervision and training, transition to adulthood, effective ABA intervention, as well as diagnosis disclosure and advocacy.