Laura O’Rourke


Image: Laura O'Roarke, a white woman with long brown hair and a black and white striped blouse smiles.

Laura is the founder and Executive Director of Behavior Bridges. She has a master of science in Special Education, and is both a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. Laura has spent much of her time working with individuals across the lifespan who have autism spectrum disorder or intellectual disabilities, addressing challenging behaviors and skill building. Laura has experience in home, school, community, work, and center based settings. Individual technical assistance experience includes: job skills training, functional behavior analysis, environmental modifications and supports, proactive behavior supports, task analysis, communication training and crisis intervention. Laura’s aim is to equip individuals with the tools and strategies they need to independently identify and navigate their employment goals. Laura has had the pleasure of providing consultations, workshops, and services across the United States and internationally. She has taught graduate level courses and has been a guest lecturer for several universities. Laura currently enjoys serving as a behavior consultant, therapist, and trainer at the individual and program level across the state.