About ABA For Change

About ABA For Change

At ABA for Change our mission is to make positive change in the lives of our clients by helping them learn the skills they need to communicate, participate, build friendships, and gain greater independence.

We offer mobile Early Intervention and speech pathology in Adelaide  providing home and community based support to children with autism and related developmental delays.

Our programs are all highly individualised and are based on the science of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA).

certified behaviour analyst adelaide south australia

Alexandra Ahlgren

Clinical Director

Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA)
PhD Molecular Genetics

Alexandra is passionate about providing services to the highest standard possible to her clients and takes a particular interest in teaching functional communication skills, increasing personal independence skills and reducing  behaviours of concern.

Kate Smith

Program Supervisor

MA ABA, Bachelors Psychology Honours
Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA)

Kate’s special interests include reduction of challenging behaviour that present a barrier to independence and inclusion. Kate is experiened and passionate about teaching  functional communication including PECS and other AACs for non-vocal learners and to increase independence by teaching daily living skills.

Nicole Schaumloffel

Speech & Language Pathologist

Program Supervisor

Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA), BSP, MEd (ABA), CPSP

Nicole is skilled at working with children with challenging behaviours or limited attending skills who have had difficulty accessing traditional speech therapy sessions. She is particularly interested in supporting children with speech and literacy development using science based intervention to support learning.

Amanda Raeside Speech Therapist Adelaide

Amanda Raeside

Program Supervisor

MEd (ABA) BPsychSci (PGDip)

Amanda has an MA of Education in ABA and a Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology and is accruing the last hours needed to become a Board Certified Behaviour Analysts (BCBA). Amanda began her career in ABA in 2017 working as an independent in-home therapist.


Applied Behaviour Analysis

  • Extensive experience with autism
  • Early Intervention 
  • Skill building for children 
  • Toilet training
  • Sleep interventions

Speech Therapy

Speech Pathology in Adelaide for kids with autism

  • Articulation
  • Communication
  • Social Skills
  • Literacy
  • Difficulties accessing traditional speech pathology services

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