Shazeen Ahmad, MA received her master's degree from Ball State University in Special Education, with a focus on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). While working with Gorbold Behavioral Consulting (GBC) ABA, her interests included research on autism spectrum disorders and organizational behavior management. She currently resides in Chicago. GBC, an ABA therapy company for individuals with autism, has served the Chicagoland area since 2014 and Central Illinois since the early part of 2019. GBC also offers in-home and center-based ABA therapy for individuals with autism, speech therapy, blended social skills groups, an early learning center, and free autism workshops. Their compassionate team uses high-quality and innovative programming to help build confidence and independence through its client-centered approach.