AHSS Arlington Heights Autism Center
Center Manager – Laura Bonafonte
Laura Bonafonte is a board-certified behavior analyst and Center Manager of the Arlington Heights AHSS Autism Center. She graduated from Northern Michigan University with a B.S. in Psychology/Behavior Analysis and a M.Ed. in Special Education from Lehigh University. She received her ABA certificate through Penn State University. Laura has worked in the field of Behavior Analysis since 2006 when she began working as a therapeutic staff support under the direction of behavior specialists.
Prior to coming to Autism Home Support Services, she worked in a variety of settings: schools, daycare centers, homes, and in the community. Additionally, she has worked as a research intern implementing IEPs in the community and university settings with school-aged students. Laura has experience working with both children and adults with autism and behavior disorders.
Laura is passionate about working collaboratively as a team with families, private therapies, and school-based services to ensure consistency across environments. She brings extensive experience in toilet training, teaching functional communication skills and enjoys teaching and mentoring students who are pursuing behavior analysis certification.
Autism Center-Arlington Heights
3385 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
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- ABA Therapy
- Speech and Language Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Early Learners Group
- Occupational Therapy
- Social Skills Groups
- Feeding Therapy
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