Making the world sweeter for children with disabilities.

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PHILIPSBURG:— Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Honey Sheridan, M.S., BCBA of Sweet ABA is making the world sweeter for children with disabilities.
The Rotary Club of St. Maarten-Mid Isle were pleased to have as their guest speaker Honey Sheridan. Honey gave a very informative talk on learning difficulties for children with disabilities and how even when it is on the statutes that all children between certain ages are legally bound to be in school and receiving an education, only one percent of these children actually do so. Children with disabilities are not allowed to attend school due to either behavior problems and or not being toilet trained. There needs to be more awareness so these children can be accepted by society and by the mainstream schools.
Her experience with children with disabilities ranges from preschool age (2+) to transitional age adults (18-22.) For over 10+ years she taught special education, specially providing ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) therapy in the United States. She has taught at every level of education from elementary to Junior High, to high school including adult transition students. In order for Honey to become a BCBA she needed her master’s degree and complete the BCBA coursework, be supervised by another BCBA, and then sat for a board exam. Just like any medical doctor or a licensed psychologist, the BCBA must maintain their license with further education, this ensures that the BCBA is using the most current research. She has provided special education teachers, general education teachers, para-professionals and school administration training on Applied Behavior Analysis. Honey Sheridan has collaborated with a range of professionals from social workers, psychologists, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapist, physical therapists, and parents to provide a successful curriculum behavior therapy for those that need it.
Honey Sheridan has created an ABA therapy company called Sweet ABA here on St. Maarten. Children with a range of learning disabilities to behavior problems may receive ABA Therapy to help them with the one to one support they may need. Parents may make an appointment by contacting SweetABA.com or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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