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Brynn Jichici

MA Graduate

Brynn completed her Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in Disability Studies and Psychology at the University of Windsor. She completed her Master of Arts in the Department of Applied Disability Studies (specialization in applied behaviour analysis) at Brock University. Her research interests include examining interventions to facilitate daily transitions among individuals with neurodevelopmental disabilities. For her thesis, Brynn conducted a review and meta-analysis of behavioural interventions for transition difficulties in children and youth with developmental disabilities. Brynn has been involved in several research projects involving children and youth with disabilities and their families including a project in which she will be examining an advance notice treatment package to reduce challenging behaviour in children with autism during activity transitions and a qualitative study focused on understanding the lived experiences of siblings of youth with autism. Brynn has successfully presented her research at local, provincial, and international conferences including the Ontario Association for Behaviour Analysis Annual Conference; the International Society for Autism Research Annual Conference; the Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities, Research Special Interest Group Conference. Clinically, Brynn has worked with individuals with special needs for several years in recreational, respite, and therapeutic settings. Currently, Brynn works as an ABA Interventionist with Children's Services at Bethesda.