Hazel Tongco, MA
Hazel received her Master’s in Public Administration from California State University, Los Angeles. She serves as the intermediary between families and funding sources to coordinate timely access to ABA services. Hazel assists new and current clients with the intake process and accessing ABA through a variety of funding sources. Her other responsibilities include Scheduling and Office Management. She is constantly inspired by the work the clinical staff perform and their dedication to each child’s progress. In her spare time, Hazel enjoys spending time with her two dogs, trying new recipes, and watching movies.
Alyssa Cabrera, MA, BCBA
Alyssa Cabrera is a Program Manager at Sage Behavior Services. She joined Sage Behavior Services in 2010, and currently manages a team of Supervisors and Behavior Interventionists providing services across North Orange County. Alyssa received a B.A. in Sociology with a minor in Cross-Cultural Language and Academic Development from California State University, Long Beach and a M.A. in Teaching with a Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis from National University. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), and facilitates Sage Behavior Services’ five through seven year old Social Skills Group. Alyssa continues to be motivated by a persistent passion for supporting others through the creation of quality ABA programs that are tailored to the individual needs of the children and families she serves.
Kimi Ibello, MA, BCBA
Kimi Ibello received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Social Behavior from the University of California, Irvine and received her Master’s degree in Teaching, specializing in Applied Behavior Analysis, from National University. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Kimi is experienced in conducting functional behavior assessments, developing individualized behavior intervention plans, supervising behavior interventionists, collaborating with various professionals and conducting consultation with parents, family members, and school teams. Kimi has a personal interest in video modeling and increasing the use of technology throughout client programs. Her passion lies in the daily successes seen in her clients and their family members. In her eyes, there is no doubt that the rewards outweigh the challenges. In her free time, Kimi enjoys traveling, baking, and giving back to the community
Dary Sao, MS, BCBA
Dary Sao began working with adults and children with special needs in 2004. She received her graduate degree from the California State University, Los Angeles with a specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis and earned her certification as a BCBA in 2011. Dary’s work encompasses the design and implementation of behavior plans, conducting functional behavior assessments, training staff and parents in behavior analytic techniques, managing staff performance with direct intervention, and assisting with the development of supervisory level staff. Her experience spans a variety of service settings including homes, schools, clinics, and the community. In more than 10 years of work in this field, Dary continues to be driven and passionate about helping others. Her ultimate reward is in witnessing individuals overcome their unique circumstances and achieve success.
April Young, MA, BCBA
After earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development in 2010 from California State University Fullerton, April Young continued her education to receive a Master’s degree in Education while simultaneously advancing her studies in elementary school curriculum. She has a Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis from National University, and earned her Board Certification in Applied Behavior Analysis in 2013. April has worked with individuals between 0-18 years of age in a variety of settings, including teaching in preschool and general education classrooms as well as coaching afterschool sports at a local junior high and high school.
April has worked with individuals with developmental disabilities since 2010, and continues to expand her knowledge and experience in the field. She has experience in providing consultation and trainings to parents, school teams, and other service providers, supervising staff in the implementation of behavior plans, supervising staff in their roles as 1:1 behavior support with children in special education and full inclusion settings, researching and implementing social skills programs for children with social skills deficits, and conducting staff trainings for new hires in the principals of ABA. April is a current member of the California Association of Applied Behavior Analysts (Cal ABA). Her professional interests include early intervention services, supporting children with disabilities in both full inclusion and general education settings, and providing ongoing support and training to behavior interventionists and supervisors in the field.