Lauren Shaw originally joined the Blue Ridge Autism Center in 2006, where she found her passion working with individuals with autism and other developmental delays. There, she worked as a behavior technician for 2 years before moving to Florida. While in Florida, she provided in-home services with a family and worked for 2 other ABA programs.
In 2011, Lauren returned to Roanoke and the Blue Ridge Autism and Achievement Center (BRAAC) as a behavior technician. After becoming a Board-Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) in 2013, she worked as an assistant behavior analyst at BRAAC. In 2016, she began assisting in the development and growth of in-home and adult services now provided by SVH. Lauren received a Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism in 2018 and became a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), and licensed Behavior Analyst, in 2019. She serves as the Adult and Family Services Coordinator overseeing the In-Home ABA and In-Home Supports Programs.
Lauren lives in Roanoke, VA with her husband David. In her free time, she enjoys reading and spending time with her friends and family.