Rose Hiu Yee Lai, M.Ed., BCBA
Rose developed her passion for working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in 2013, when she worked as an ABA therapist in Hong Kong. With her undergraduate background in translation, Rose is particularly interested in behavioral analytic techniques to support children with ASD with their language and communication skills. She has experiences providing one-on-one ABA therapy in home, clinic, school, and community settings, as well as leading social skills group. Her philosophy of teaching is to promote children’s success through partnership with the child, parents, and multidisciplinary team.
Growing up in Hong Long and having lived in Shanghai, London, Barcelona, Chicago, and Seattle, Rose is exposed to a diverse cultural experience. She enjoys meeting people and working with families from different cultures, and is fluent in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin. In her leisure time, Rose likes to travel, try out new restaurants, and watch musicals.
Rose earned her bachelor’s degree in Translation from the Hong Kong Baptist University, and later a Master of Education in Special Education - Applied Behavior Analysis from the University of Washington in 2016. Rose became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst beginning 2017, and she is looking forward to building a partnership with her clients and their families, under her new role as a BCBA.