Jennifer Cicia, M.Ed.
Jennifer joined the CARD family in November, 2011. She received a BA in Psychology and an M.Ed in Exceptional Education, both from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA. Jennifer started working with children on the autism spectrum in 2003 as an in-home specialist with Matthew’s Center for Visual Learning in Manassass, VA. As an in-home specialist, Jennifer focused on facilitating communication through the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) and she assisted parents to effectively use visual supports and the principles of ABA to establish routines and teach new skills. After graduating in 2007, Jennifer moved to Florida and has since been an ASD teacher in Orange County Public Schools. Jennifer’s specific interests are inclusion in the general education classroom and utilizing PECS to facilitate communication. During her free time, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family and reading.