Mariah Locke joined Ally in 2018 as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She began working with children with special needs in 2011 while completing her Bachelors of Science in Family and Human Development at Arizona State University. She gained experience working with special needs children through her positions as a DDD provider, social worker and Registered Behavior Technician. Mariah continued following her passion and receive her M.Ed. in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) from Arizona State University and became Board Certified in 2016.
Mariah has enjoyed working with children with a variety of developmental disabilities, diagnoses and illnesses. She utilizes interventions such as Pivotal Response Treatment and Discrete Trial Teaching. Through her experiences she has also worked on behavior reduction programs and Functional Behavioral Assessments. Mariah has provided ABA treatment in a variety of settings and believes in taking a team approach by collaborating across disciplines. She loves to learn new interventions and find innovative ways to teach ABA to each of her clients.