Meet our Heroes

“It takes a special person to hear what a child cannot say”- Anonymous

Ashley Polak

Ashley has been with Learning Continuum since 2015 and in the field for ten years. Her experience includes working in the classroom as a Special Education teacher, as well as a Registered Behavior Technician​ in-home and clinic-based settings. She graduated from Baylor with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and earned her Master of Education in Counseling through the University of Houston. She has future goals of becoming a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

Melinda Diaz

Melinda career as an ABA therapist began in California in 2008. She spent time shadowing clients in the classroom as well as providing 1:1 therapy. In 2010, she moved to Katy and continued her career, adding in-home and clinic based therapy to her resume. In 2017, she called Learning Continuum home where she was given the opportunity to continue to expand her knowledge. She added RBT certification to her repertoire.

Deborah Eduakwa

Deborah is an experienced Registered Behavior Technician​ with over ten years of Early Childhood ABA experience. She has experience in providing ABA in the clinic, residential and public school settings. She has been with Learning Continuum for 2 1/2 years. She holds a M.A. in Professional Counseling and a B.S. in Psychology

Jessica Sabas

Jessica has her Associate in Theology and is a Registered Behavior Technician. She’s been in the ABA field since 2013. She joined the Learning Continuum team in 2017 and has expanded her knowledge through the years. At the moment she is working on obtaining her Bachelors in Communication Science and Disorders at University of Houston.

Jerlandrick Barnett

Jay, is a Registered Behavior Technician, He has been with Learning Continuum since 2019. While attending the University of Houston, he found a love and passion for the Psychology field with an emphasis on the special needs community. Jay has over 10 years of experience working with persons whom have intellectual and developmental disabilities. After receiving his RBT credential, Jay worked at various day treatment programs which has allowed him to not only adapt to his environment, but it has also given him the opportunity to make a difference in one of the most helpful ways possible.