Emerald Coast Autism Center

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Team Kaylee

Kaylee Weekley
BCaBA | Supervisor

Kaylee graduated from the university of Florida in 2011 with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and a minor in Family, Youth and Community Service. Previously, Kaylee worked at Infinite Grace Autism Center providing in-home services to students from low-income families. Kaylee received her Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst Certification in December 2016.

Heather Powell
Lead Therapist

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Princess Smiley
Behavior Therapist

Princess is a 2009 graduate of University of West Florida with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work. In 2012, Princess joined the Emerald Coast Autism Center (ECAC) working as a behavior therapist. She currently works as a group teacher where she plans academic, art and social activities for the school’s students. Prior to joining ECAC, Princess worked in school programs, in-home therapy and group-home services, as a behavior therapist. 

Sharon Rushing
Behavior Therapist

Sharon is a 2012 graduate of Northwest Florida State College with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with Reading and ESOL endorsements. She gained experience working with children as a day care provider and as a classroom teacher at Antioch Elementary School in Crestview, Florida. Her interest in special needs education began while caring for a friend’s little brother, who is diagnosed with Autism. Sharon joined the ECAC team in 2014 as a behavior therapist.

Sonya Griffen
Behavior Therapist | Nursing Supervisor

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Daceya McDuffie
Behavior Therapist 

Daceya is a 2018 graduate of Northwest Florida State college with a Bachelors of Science in Early childhood Education. She gained experience working with children as a daycare provider and VPK teacher. Daceya joined the ECAC team in 2018 as a behavior therapist.