John Barnard, an accomplished clinician and educator, joins the Y.A.L.E. School team with almost 20 years of experience working with individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities in both home-based and center-based instructional environments.
A frequent presenter at professional conferences, Mr. Barnard has experience with the individualized and comprehensive curriculum sequencing that guides the early intensive behavioral intervention model for young children with autism. Recently, Mr. Barnard has focused his clinical efforts on supporting school-aged students in inclusive, center-based, and community-based placements, and now looks forward to bringing his insight to Y.A.L.E.’s autism campuses in Audubon and Mullica Township.
Barnard earned a Masters of Science in Education in Curriculum, Instruction, and Technology in Education/Applied Behavior Analysis from Temple University. He has studied with and worked alongside many respected professionals in the field, and has provided ongoing training and consultation to instructional teams and families across the country.
In addition to being a clinician, he is also an educator: He is certified by the New Jersey Department of Education as a Teacher of the Handicapped. A part-time adjunct faculty member at Rowan University, Mr. Barnard provides instruction in Applied Behavior Analysis at both the graduate and undergraduate level.