ABLS Supervisory Staff
Mariela Vargas-Irwin, PsyD, BCBA
Licensed Psychologist, Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Director, Applied Behavioral Learning Services
Dr. Vargas obtained her doctoral degree from Rutgers University, completed her internship at Boston Children’s Hospital, and pursued post-doctoral training at the Judge Baker Children’s Center. She has over sixteen years of experience working with children with autism and other developmental disorders with behavioral challenges. Dr. Vargas has worked as a home-based behavioral therapist, overseen home-based programs, designed training protocols for ABA therapists and supervisors, and consulted with families and schools. Her interests include verbal behavior and the development of inclusionary programs for children.