Dr. Toby, Ph.D., BCBA, HSPP
Dr. Lauryn Toby is a licensed clinical psychologist and Board-Certified Behavior Analyst with over 10 years’ experience working with children with neurodevelopmental disabilities. Dr. Toby received her Ph.D. in School Psychology from Illinois State University and completed her doctoral internship and fellowship at the Neurobehavioral Unit – Outpatient Clinic at the Kennedy Krieger Institute at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Her background and training is in the assessment and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders utilizing the techniques of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Dr. Toby has previously taught courses in Applied Behavior Analysis for the Master’s in ABA program at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. She has published in the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and has been a contributing author to multiple books on the topic of co-morbid conditions in individuals with neurodevelopmental disabilities.
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Bloomington and surrounding areas: 317-771-1539
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Jennifer Baker, MA, BCBA
Psychological Services Director
Jennifer is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst with 9 years of experience in the field working with individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental delays. Jennifer oversees our initial assessments for ABA treatment, social skills groups for all ages, and parent training webinars at LittleStar. She received her undergraduate degree in Human Development and Family Studies with a minor in Human Sexuality from Indiana University and completed her master’s program at Ball State University in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).
Jennifer’s background is in community-based services where she consulted with teachers and school faculty across the Indianapolis area to facilitate successful transitions for LittleStar learners to school and community settings. Her clinical interests include interdisciplinary collaboration, social skills training, group and classroom-based interventions, and the fusion of acceptance and commitment therapy with applied behavior analysis. She is a passionate human rights advocate who believes in every learner’s right to live a happy, safe, and independent life.
Haneen Haddad, PsyD
Haneen Haddad, PsyD is a licensed psychologist at LittleStar ABA. She is a licensed psychologist in the Indiana and Massachusetts, obtaining her doctorate in clinical psychology from William James College (WJC), formerly known as the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, with a specialization in the treatment of children, adolescents, and families.
Prior to joining LittleStar, Dr. Haddad worked for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the Department of Developmental Disabilities, helping provide access to statewide resources for Massachusetts residents with various developmental disabilities. She was also a faculty member at WJC, where she taught graduate courses in psychological assessment, diversity, and child psychopathology. She also supervised graduate students and interns at the Brenner Assessment and Consultation Center, a not-for-profit WJC agency and internship site that has provided state of the art assessment and testing services to disadvantaged, underserved populations across Massachusetts, New England, and the continental United States.
Dr. Haddad has experience working with young children (starting in the toddler years) and has pursued opportunities to complete psychological assessments from a developmental perspective. She has also worked effectively with school-aged children, adolescents and young adults. Dr. Haddad has specialty training in neuropsychological assessment with expertise in the differential diagnosis of neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism spectrum disorders, learning disabilities, attentional challenges, and social-emotional difficulties. With her advanced training, she has focused her efforts upon making thoughtful, developmentally appropriate recommendations to families, outside providers, and schools. In addition, Dr. Haddad has worked with children and adolescents in a variety of settings including, schools, outpatient clinics, and hospitals/acute treatment centers. She works collaboratively with families and treatment teams to help children and adolescents meet their potential.