Biting can be a very challenging behavior to deal with. It can result in physical and emotional distress to all individuals involved. In order to accurately address biting situations, we must determine why the individual is engaging in that behavior. In other words, we need to know the function of the biting. Like any behavior, […]
About Melanie Pomaville
Melanie Pomaville is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) who is devoted to helping children achieve their full potential. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Western Michigan University in Behavioral Science and her Master of Arts degree from Western Michigan University in Applied Behavior Analysis. Her education has been built on a strong foundation of the principles of behavior with intensive hands-on experience practicing her skills and teaching the principles of behavior to others.
Melanie has four years of experience using ABA in an Early Intervention Special Education Classroom. She began working with children with ASD and other developmental disabilities as an undergraduate student providing one-on-one ABA therapy. Through this work Melanie was immediately drawn to the powerful effects of behavior analysis and developed a passion to use the principles of behavior to improve the lives of others.