Ms. Hlystek received her Master’s degree from the University of South Florida in August 2018. She has worked in the Behavior Analysis field for seventeen years as an ABA Therapist, RBT, Clinical Coordinator and now as a BCBA. She has experience providing therapy to a number of clients with various profiles across public school, private agency, vocational and home environments. Her current clinical interests include providing early intervention services to children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Ms. Hlystek is also interested in research, particularly teaching self-advocacy skills to young adults with developmental disabilities as well as behavioral gerontology. She most recently authored and participated in the poster presentation session at the 2018 BABAT Conference. She enjoys spending time with her children, dogs, family and friends.